Summer Graduate Research Fellows

2021

TINKER FELLOWS

Name Department Project Title
Margaret Giacalone Anthropology Queer Bolivians and the Rise of New Politics
Michelle Patino-Flores Anthropology Parsing the Protest: Reading Dissidence and the Law in Cub

WHITTEN

Name Department Country Project Title
Carmen Gallegos Spanish and Portuguese Puerto Rico Postards in the Marketplace: 19th and 20th centuries Amazon Imagery in a Comptermporay Digital Archive
Kutasha Bryan-Silva Curriculum and Instruction Belize Environmental Education for Children and the Delights of Sustainable Technology
Grazzia Grimaldi Anthropology Argentina Clandestine Intimacies of Violence: The Burdens of Demcraticzation n Postwar El Salvador

LOVE

Name Department Country Project Title
Joe Coyle Anthropology El Salvador Jesus Transforma: Queer and Trans Pentecostal Performance and Politics in Brazil

 

2020

TINKER FELLOWS

Name Department Country Project Title
AJ Taylor Food Science Ecuador Unlocking the Flavor of Chocolate Through Cocoa Bean Fermentation in Ecuador
Lorena Fabiana Alacron Span & Port Argentina Identity and Langauge in Andean Spanish in Jujuy, Argentina
Flavia Batista de Silva Span & Port Brazil "Righting" Foreign Policy: Bolsonaro's Electoral Campaign in Brazil and the Venezuelan Crisis
Alejandro Montoya Castano ACE Brazil The Socioeconomic Effects of the Soybean Expansion in the Northern Region of Brazil
Chibundo Egwatu Anthropology Brazil Reproducing Methodological Rigor: African Diasporic Activist Scholarship in Rio de Janeiro
Cintia Martins Freitas CLACS Brazil Collective Candidacies and Gender Equality Platforms in Brazil's 2020 Municipal Elections
Owen McDonald History Brazil "A Condition Almost Indistinguishable from Slavery": Race, Gender, and Dometic Worker Organizing and Activism in Brazil, 1945-1968
Marcos Alacron Olivos History Peru Vineyards in the Land of the Chichas: the Non-Elite Indigenous Participation in the Economy of Early Colonial Peru
Manuel Perez Education Policy Chile Unveiling the Transnational Condition of Arica as a Site to Research on Education and Soth-South migration topics
Claudia Grisales Bohorquez Informatics Colombia Information Practices in the Construction of Alternatives to Socioenviromnetal conflicts in Colombia
Brendan Morris Entomology Nicaragua A Race to Fill the Gaps: Documenting the Treehopper Diversity of Nicaragua's Last Remaining Forest
Michelle Patino-Flores Anthropology Cuba Curating Cuba: Mobilizing the Past for Today and Tomorrow


KILBY

Name Department Country Project Title
Alana Ackerman Anthropology Ecuador Refugees without Refuge: Forced Displacement of Colombians in Quito, Ecuador

LOVE

Name Department Country Project Title
Grazzia Grimaldi Anthropology El Salvador Clandestine Intimacies of Violence: Political Life in Postwar El Salvador

WHITTEN

Name Department Country Project Title
Jesann Gonzalez Cruz NRES Puerto Rico Pacific Invasion Amidst Amphibian Decline in Puerto Rico and Beyond
Rachel Gill Anthropology Belize Assessing Environmental Health and Biodiversity in the Ancient Maya Lowlands
Claire Brannigan Anthropology Argentina Ineffective laws, active citizens: Demanding State Responsibility for Femicide in Argentina

LEMANN

Name Department Country Project Title
Joe Coyle Anthropology International Brazilian Pentecostal Igrejas Inclusivas in a Regional and Comparative Perpective