Student Travel Grant Recipients

The Conference of Latin American Geographers provides CLAG Travel Grants to support student travel to our upcoming conference.


2023

PhD

William Baynard, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Rural and Indigenous Communities Evolving at the Frontiers: Tohono O’odham Mobility in the Sonoran Desert.”

Hernán Bianchi Benguria, University of Toronto
“Demystifying Electromobility: The Lithium Hinterland and Socioenvironmental Transformation in the Atacama Desert.”

Claudia Díaz-Combs, Syracuse University
“Initial Results from the Field: Urban Water Governance, Social Movements, and Working-Class Environmentalism in San Salvador”

Alisa Hartsell, Texas State University
“Racialized Asylum and the Violence of Temporary Legal Status for Mexican and Central American Asylum Seekers”

Clayton Lucas, Oklahoma State University
Contested territories around Lake Texcoco, Mexico: Local original peoples, their land, and protected ecological territories”

Parisa Rinaldi, Universidad de los Andes
“Like harvesting tarulla: the decolonization of being from a petrolized swamp”

Masters

Lidiya Beida, University of Toronto
Urban entrepreneurs, rural conservationists: Shipibo-Konibo artisan livelihoods across the changing landscape in the Ucayali river basin, Peruvian Amazon”


2020

PhD

Laura Blume, Boston University
“Narco Robin Hoods: Community Support for Illicit Economies and Violence in Rural Spaces”.
Supervisor: Taylor Boas.

Jordan Cissell, University of Alabama
“Human Landscape Modification in Belize: Possible Implications for Crocodile Hybridization”.
Supervisor: Michael K. Steinberg.

Hannah Legatzke, University of Minnesota
“The Social Equity of Community-based Ecotourism and its Impacts on Livelihood Strategy and Poverty Alleviation: A Case Study in the Maya Biosphere”.
Supervisor: Dean A. Current.

Anais Zimmer, University of Texas at Austin
“Future of Proglacial Landscape: Alpine Ecosystems and Deglaciation in the Tropical Andes and French Alps”.
Supervisor: Timothy Beach.

Masters

Mckenzie Allan , George Washinton University
“Occupying Porteño Public Space Through Art and Protest: Identifying Narratives of Gender in Buenos Aires’ Street Art and Feminist Movement”
Supervisor: Declan Cullen and Marie Price.

Talia Anderson , University of Arizona
“Multiscale Trends and Precipitation Extremes in the Central American Midsummer Drought”.
Supervisor: Kevin Anchukaitis.

David Poissant , McGill
“Regulating Access to Floodplain Lakes in the Peruvian Amazon”.
Supervisor: Oliver T. Coomes.

Nathan Treacy , University of Arizona
“Counter-Geographies of Displacement and Resettlement in the Era of Neoliberal Multiculturalism”.
Supervisor: Elizabeth Oglesby.


2018

Beth Tellman, Arizona State University
“An empirical approach to quantify the effects of narcotrafficking on deforestation in Central America”

Megan Mills-Novoa, University of Arizona
“Making Agricultural Entrepreneurs out of Campesinos: How water policy reform is reshaping agricultural systems under climate change in Piura, Peru”

Cristina Gauthier, Michigan State University
“Hydroelectric Infrastructure and Potential Groundwater Contamination in the Brazilian Amazon: Altamira and The Belo Monte Dam”

Sophie Fuchs, University of Texas at Austin
“Exploitation or Empowerment?: A Case Study of Women’s Experiences in the Cut-Flower Industry in Cayambe, Ecuador”

Dayna Cueva Alegria, University Kentucky,
“Is Cafe Femenino Fair Trade coffee enough for development?”

Katherine Cann, George Washington University
“Understanding and Uniting Diverse Stakeholder Interests Towards Successful Co-Management of a Coastal/Marine Protected Area in Panama”

Jennifer Langill, University of Toronto
“Coping with the Variability of Environmental Shock: The Implications of Four Flood Types for Local Livelihoods in the Peruvian Amazon”


2014

Alexandra Pederson, Queen’s University
“Landscapes of Resistance: Community Opposition to Canadian Mining Operations in Guatemala”

Natasha Sadoff, The Ohio State University
“Hyper-development and Environmental Injustice in Panama City”


2012

Anne-Marie Hanson, University of Arizona
“Unclean and Unnatural: garbage networks, conservation space, and sanitary subjects in coastal Yucatán.”
Advisor: Sarah Moore

Rebecca Clouser, Indiana University
“Facing Fear: Explicit Connections between Fear and Development in Guatemala”
Advisor: James Biles


2010

Karina Benessaiah, Arizona State University
“We are all into shrimp”: Small-scale aquaculture and coastal livelihoods in Puerto Morazán, Estero Real, Nicaragua”
Advisor: B. L. Turner II

Christopher Hartmann, Ohio State University
“Uneven Urban Spaces: The Metabolism of Managua’s Solid Waste”
Advisor: Kendra McSweeney


2008

Jason Davis, University of California, Santa Barbara.
“How does migration to the U.S. and the resultant remittances influence fertility in migrant-sending Central American households?”
Advisor: David Carr

Richard Hunter, Louisiana State University
“Positionality, Perception, and Possibility in Mexico’s Valle de Mezquital”
Advisor: Andrew Sluyter

JLAG's Ten Most Popular Articles by Requests Since 2010

9992 Christopher Gaffney (2010).
Mega-events and socio-spatial dynamics in Rio de Janeiro, 1919-2016
Journal of Latin American Geography 9(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/377416

3350 Jeremy Slack; Daniel E. Martínez; Alison Elizabeth Lee; Scott Whiteford (2016).
The Geography of Border Militarization: Violence, Death and Health in Mexico and the United States
Journal of Latin American Geography 15(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/613266

2741 James Freeman (2014).
Raising the Flag over Rio de Janeiro's Favelas: Citizenship and Social Control in the Olympic City
Journal of Latin American Geography 13(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/539604

2538 Jeffrey Todd Bury (2002).
Livelihoods, Mining and Peasant Protests in the Peruvian Andes
Journal of Latin American Geography 1(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/215262

2418 Cynthia Sorrensen (2005).
Maria Full of Grace (Maria, llena eres de gracia) (review)
Journal of Latin American Geography 4(2). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/189742

2406 Kate Swanson; Rebecca Maria Torres (2016).
Child Migration and Transnationalized Violence in Central and North America
Journal of Latin American Geography 15(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/639098

2406 Dr. Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard (2015).
The Case of the Green Turtle: An Uncensored History of a Conservation Icon by Alison Rieser (review)
Journal of Latin American Geography 14(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/578762

2255 Conor Harrison; Jeff Popke (2018).
Reassembling Caribbean Energy? Petrocaribe, (Post-)Plantation Sovereignty, and Caribbean Energy Futures
Journal of Latin American Geography 17(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/708949

2244 Alexandra Pedersen (2014).
Landscapes of Resistance: Community Opposition to Canadian Mining Operations in Guatemala
Journal of Latin American Geography 13(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/539611

2139 Beth Tellman; Leslie C. Gray; Christopher M. Bacon (2011).
Not Fair Enough: Historic and Institutional Barriers to Fair Trade Coffee in El Salvador
Journal of Latin American Geography 10(2). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/449190

JLAG's Ten Most Popular Articles by Requests in 01/2023

106 Luciene Cristina Risso; Clerisnaldo Rodrigues de Carvalho (2022).
A exibição de antipolíticas indígenas e ambientais orquestrada pelo governo brasileiro de Bolsonaro
Journal of Latin American Geography 21(2). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/866471|https://muse.jhu.edu/article/863335

78 Christian Brannstrom Adryane Gorayeb (2022).
Geographical Implications of Brazil’s Emerging Green Hydrogen Sector
Journal of Latin American Geography 21(1). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/855961

58 Johnny Finn (2005).
Letter from the Editor
Journal of Latin American Geography 4(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/185194

49 Verónica Gago; Liz Mason-Deese (2019).
Rethinking Situated Knowledge from the Perspective of Argentina's Feminist Strike
Journal of Latin American Geography 18(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/736944

43 Jessica C. Hope; Murat Arsel (2023).
Infrastructure and Latin American Environmental Geographies: An Introduction to our Special Issue
Journal of Latin American Geography 21(3). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/876758

42 Jessica C. Hope (2023).
Critiquing Sustainable Development as Materially Constituted: Infrastructure, Political Ecology, and Political Ontology in the Amazon
Journal of Latin American Geography 21(3). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/876764

36 Felix M. Dorn; Fernando Ruiz Peyré (2020).
Lithium as a Strategic Resource: Geopolitics, Industrialization, and Mining in Argentina
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(4). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/772602

36 Hanna Laako Edith Kauffer (2021|2021).
Conservation in the Frontier: Negotiating Ownerships of Nature at the Southern Mexican Border
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(3). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/839946|https://muse.jhu.edu/article/835649

34 Melissa Bayer (2022|2023).
Producing Citizenship Through Infrastructure: The Political Materiality of Water Access in Urban Chile
Journal of Latin American Geography 21(3). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/875322|https://muse.jhu.edu/article/876763

33 Danilo Borja; Juan Bay; Conny Davidsen; Traducido por Yulia Garcia Sarduy (2021).
Ancianos amazónicos en la frontera petrolera: La vida y muerte de Nenkihui Bay, líder tradicional Waorani
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/787933

JLAG's Ten Most Popular Articles by Requests in 2023

106 Luciene Cristina Risso; Clerisnaldo Rodrigues de Carvalho (2022).
A exibição de antipolíticas indígenas e ambientais orquestrada pelo governo brasileiro de Bolsonaro
Journal of Latin American Geography 21(2). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/866471|https://muse.jhu.edu/article/863335

78 Christian Brannstrom Adryane Gorayeb (2022).
Geographical Implications of Brazil’s Emerging Green Hydrogen Sector
Journal of Latin American Geography 21(1). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/855961

58 Johnny Finn (2005).
Letter from the Editor
Journal of Latin American Geography 4(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/185194

49 Verónica Gago; Liz Mason-Deese (2019).
Rethinking Situated Knowledge from the Perspective of Argentina's Feminist Strike
Journal of Latin American Geography 18(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/736944

43 Jessica C. Hope; Murat Arsel (2023).
Infrastructure and Latin American Environmental Geographies: An Introduction to our Special Issue
Journal of Latin American Geography 21(3). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/876758

42 Jessica C. Hope (2023).
Critiquing Sustainable Development as Materially Constituted: Infrastructure, Political Ecology, and Political Ontology in the Amazon
Journal of Latin American Geography 21(3). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/876764

36 Felix M. Dorn; Fernando Ruiz Peyré (2020).
Lithium as a Strategic Resource: Geopolitics, Industrialization, and Mining in Argentina
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(4). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/772602

36 Hanna Laako Edith Kauffer (2021|2021).
Conservation in the Frontier: Negotiating Ownerships of Nature at the Southern Mexican Border
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(3). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/839946|https://muse.jhu.edu/article/835649

34 Melissa Bayer (2022|2023).
Producing Citizenship Through Infrastructure: The Political Materiality of Water Access in Urban Chile
Journal of Latin American Geography 21(3). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/875322|https://muse.jhu.edu/article/876763

33 Danilo Borja; Juan Bay; Conny Davidsen; Traducido por Yulia Garcia Sarduy (2021).
Ancianos amazónicos en la frontera petrolera: La vida y muerte de Nenkihui Bay, líder tradicional Waorani
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/787933

Los Diez Artículos Españoles Mas Popular de JLAG por Solicitudes Desde 2010

2078 Danilo Borja; Juan Bay; Conny Davidsen; Traducido por Yulia Garcia Sarduy (2021).
Ancianos amazónicos en la frontera petrolera: La vida y muerte de Nenkihui Bay, líder tradicional Waorani
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/787933

1944 Diana Vela-Almeida; Sofia Zaragocin; Manuel Bayón; Iñigo Arrazola (2020).
Imaginando territorios plurales de vida: una lectura feminista de las resistencias en los movimientos socio-territoriales en el Ecuador
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(2). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/749633

1765 Maria Elisa Christie (2002).
Naturaleza y sociedad desde la perspectiva de la cocina tradicional mexicana: género, adaptación y resistencia
Journal of Latin American Geography 1(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/215263

1599 Geobrujas-Comunidad de Geógrafas (2021).
Cuerpos, fronteras y resistencia: mujeres conjurando geografí­a a través de experiencias desde el otro lado del muro
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(2). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/799599

1324 Christian Abizaid; Luis Ángel Collado Panduro; Sergio Gonzales Egusquiza (2020).
Pobreza Y Medios De Subsistencia En La Amazonía Peruana En Tiempos De La Covid-19
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/760940

1150 Diego B. Leal; David S. Salisbury; Josué Faquín Fernández; Lizardo Cauper Pezo; Julio Silva (2015).
Ideas cambiantes sobre territorio, recursos y redes políticas en la Amazonía indígena: un estudio de caso sobre Perú
Journal of Latin American Geography 14(2). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/586857

1138 Colectivo de Geografía Crítica del Ecuador (2017).
Geografiando para la resistencia
Journal of Latin American Geography 16(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/653095

913 Jerónimo Ríos Sierra (2020).
Una aproximación (geo)politológica a la crisis de la COVID-19 en América Latina
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/760939

664 Robert B. Kent (2012).
La geografía en América Latina: Visión por países
Journal of Latin American Geography 11(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/470642

612 Rosa Silvia Arciniega (2012).
Participación de Mujeres en el Mercado Laboral del Estado de México
Journal of Latin American Geography 11(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/470633

Os Artigos Português Mais Populares da JLAG por Solicitações Desde 2010

1608 Rogério Haesbaert (2020).
Território(s) numa perspectiva latino-americana
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/744032

1217 Luciene Cristina Risso; Clerisnaldo Rodrigues de Carvalho (2022).
A exibição de antipolíticas indígenas e ambientais orquestrada pelo governo brasileiro de Bolsonaro
Journal of Latin American Geography 21(2). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/863335|https://muse.jhu.edu/article/866471

704 Joseli Maria Silva; Marcio Jose Ornat (2020).
Geografias feministas na América Latina: desafios epistemológicos e a decolonialidade de saberes
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/744044

604 Joanna Salém Vasconcelos (2021).
Cuba, protestos e caminhos da revolução
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(3). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/835650

578 Joana Salém Vasconcelos (2021).
Cuba, protestos e caminhos da revolução
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(3). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/839951

267 Christian Dennys Monteiro de Oliveira; Fabrício Américo Ribeiro; Ivo Luis Oliveira Silva; Luiz Raphael Teixeira Silva; José Arilson Xavier de Souza; Gerlaine Cristina Franco; Marcos da Silva Rocha; Maryvone Moura Gomes; Camila Benatti (2020).
As organizações religiosas brasileiras frente à pandemia de COVID-19
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/760909

210 Vinicius Santos Almeida (2020).
Necromobilidade durante a pandemia da Covid-19
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/760907

154 Antoinette M.G.A. WinklerPrins (2009).
Cidades da Floresta: Urbanização, Desenvolvimento, e Globalização na Amazônia Brasileira (review)
Journal of Latin American Geography 8(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/260547

117 Jean-Yves Puyo (2008).
Mise en valeur de la Guyane française et peuplement blanc: les espoirs déçus du baron de Laussat (1819-1823)
Journal of Latin American Geography 7(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/232499

113 Raquel de Carvalho Dumith (2014).
Dinâmicas do sistema de gestão na Reserva Extrativista de Canavieiras, Bahia, Brasil: análise da robustez institucional
Journal of Latin American Geography 13(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/539607

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