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Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Professor, Romance Studies
Professor, Entomology
LACS Graduate Fellow ’21-‘22

Angelica Aguirre is a PhD student in the History Department. Her studies focus on space and politics surrounding counterinsurgency in Southern Mexico.

LASP Visiting Scholar

Leonardo Aires de Castro is a PhD candidate in the Graduate Political Science Program (PPGPol) in the Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil. He is researching the impacts of right wing populist ascension in the women legislative agenda, comparing Brazil and United States.

LASP Visiting Scholar 2020-21

Dario Azzellini holds a PhD in political science and sociology.

Professor, Cornell Law School
Director, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program

Ernesto Bassi's research interests coalesce around two significant questions: How do people develop geographic and cultural identifications? How do geographic regions come into being?

LACS Graduate Fellow ’21-‘22

Karina Beras is a PhD student in Anthropology. Her research explores (un)belonging and (dis)placement in relation to statelessness. Specifically, she focuses on Dominicans of Haitian descent in the Dominican Republic.

LACS Graduate Fellow ’21-‘22

Gloria is a native of Haiti and a fourth year MS/PhD student in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. Her work focuses on community-based agroforestry programs and their social and ecological impacts on rural communities in developing countries, specifically that of Haiti.