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CLACS Launches Latin American and Caribbean Studies Alumni Newsletter!

CLACS is pleased to bring you the first issue of our Latin American and Caribbean Studies Alumni Newsletter

From 1975-2015, 311 students concentrated in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Brown. These former students now live across the country in 38 states and Puerto Rico, and abroad in Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, the Bahamas, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic. 

Our alumni are engaged in groundbreaking work on the region from a wide range of disciplines. This issue highlights a criminal defense and immigration lawyer, a Fulbright Research Scholar focusing on micro-business, a sexual and reproductive health policymaker with Planned Parenthood, a Columbia law student studying minority voting rights and campaign finance reform, a design specialist at Harvard's Center on the Developing Child, a manager of the Chiquita company in Switzerland, a University of Vermont Professor of Latin American History, and an economist at Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Alumni are listed in alphabetical order by surname. 

If you would like to be featured in the next issue of our Alumni Newsletter, please send an update and a picture to clacs@brown.edu. The newsletter will be published again in May, 2016. As always, many thanks for your support of CLACS!

Richard Snyder
Director, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Alumni: Where Are They Now?

In the United States and around the world, check out where Brown University Latin American and Caribbean Studies Alumni are now based!

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(Distributed February 29, 2016)

New Edition of Focus on Faculty!

CLACS is pleased to release the latest issue of Focus on Faculty. The publication highlights the exciting and varied work of Brown University faculty regarding Latin America and the Caribbean. This issue highlights exciting research and teaching by our faculty on topics ranging from climate change, to social violence, to undocumented immigrants, and the recently rediscovered poems of the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. As always, many thanks for your support of CLACS!

(Distributed February 25, 2016)

Interview with Visiting Professor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies Marcelo Leiras

CLACS is pleased to welcome Craig M. Cogut Visiting Professor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies Marcelo Leiras to Brown for the Spring 2016 semester. Professor Leiras is teaching Representation and Governance in the Federations of Latin America, a seminar examining the relationships between federalism, political stability in plural societies, economic development, democratic representation, and equality.

(Distributed February 16, 2016)

Brown University and Universidad Nacional de General San Martín Launch Academic Collaboration

Brown University and the Universidad Nacional de General San Martín (UNSAM) in Buenos Aires, Argentina have launched a program of faculty and graduate student exchange. Each institution has pledged to establish up to two competitive scholarships per academic year for social scientists to make research visits to the other. Grants are open to faculty, post-docs, and graduate students. 

(Distributed February 5, 2016)
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