Research Interests: Cuba, the Caribbean, Latin American art, politics and literature.
Andy’s research has focused on the system of labor camps established in Cuba from 1965 to 1968. Often referred to as UMAP (Military Units to Aid Production) these camps served as “re-education” centers for select personae non gratae, who were forced…
Research Interests: Ecology and evolution of bird colouration.
Research Interests: Electoral politics, public goods provision and healthcare in Latin America.
Beatriz is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics at Princeton University. She received her BA in Sociology and Government from Cornell University in 2017.
Research Interests: Modern and contemporary art of the African Diaspora.
Charmaine Branch studies modern and contemporary art of the African Diaspora with an emphasis on transnational artist networks in the Caribbean. She holds an M.A. in Modern Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies from Columbia University and a B.A. in…
Research Interests: ephemera, nontraditional archives, and popular media; transnational artistic movements; dance and film; especially in Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Mexico.
Angela H. Brown is a Ph.D. candidate with particular interests in modern craft traditions, artisanal labor, and rural/campesino pedagogies in the Caribbean and Latin…
Research interests: political and economic anthropology, statecraft, uncertainty, temporalities, crises and disasters.
Vinicius Cardoso Reis is a first-year doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology. He holds a master’s degree in sociology from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) and a degree in law from Fundacao…
Research Interests: Reduce inequalities and improve the efficiency of education-related markets in developing countries, including Colombia, Peru and Chile.
Research Interests: Intergenerational distributive justice, theories of global and climate justice, multiculturalism, race, and the ethics of immigration, with a special emphasis on the particular normative issues that these topics present for Mexico and Latin America.
Claudia is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Politics…
Research Interests: Politics of aesthetics; representation; regimes of value; modernity; historiography.
Elise Y. Chagas is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of Art & Archaeology studying modern and contemporary art with a focus on Latin America. Her dissertation concerns Peruvian modern art as it relates to indigenism, a pan…
Research Interests: Colonial Latin America / Modern Latin America / Indigenous History / Popular politics / Frontiers.
Santiago Conti is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History and holds a B.A. in history from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina. He has done research on encomiendas in the governorship of…
Research interests: The modern history of Latin America and Chile within a global landscape of human rights struggles. Her doctoral dissertation project is a study of impunity and its role in shaping social, political, and cultural developments in post-conflict societies.
During her career, Dalla Porta has received a Comisión…
Research Interests: Social movements, migration, and regime types in Eastern Europe and Eurasia, and Cuba.
Research Interests: Focus on modern and contemporary poetry and music from Latin America and the Caribbean, with a particular interest in the Greater Antilles.
Research Interests: How the history of science intersects with law, resources, and the so-called global south.
Research Interests: Brazilian studies, modernism, mental health, theater, queer studies, translation.
Originally from New York City, Dylan Blau Edelstein is a PhD student in the Spanish and Portuguese Department, with a broad interest in 20th-century Brazil and Latin America. He holds a B.A. from Princeton ('17), also in Spanish…
Research interests: Corruption and the elite backlash in Guatemala, Peru, and Colombia.
Research Interests: Argentina, human rights and political transition during the late 20th century.
Research Interests: Architectural discourse between the built environment and nature in the Latin American region and Latino community in the northeast.
Research Interests: Joseph’s research explores colonial-Indigenous architectural interaction on reservations, focusing on Native American reconciliation of colonial trauma, and the reinterpretation, or reversal, of existing power structures in the interest of Indigenous sovereignty.
Research Interests: Avant-garde literature, modernismo, experimental fiction, poetics, aestheticism, formalist criticism, 19th- & 20th-century Hispanic American Literature.
Research Interests: The relationship between history and literature, theory of history in dialogue with literary theory and Intellectual History in Latin American and the Caribbean.
Research Interests: Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, amateur cinema, contemporary art from Latin America, minor literature
Research Interests: Psychoanalysis, Poetic Theory, Border Studies, Gender and Sexuality, Critical Theory, Art History, Modernism, Surrealism.
Anaís Martinez Jimenez is a PhD candidate with the Department of Comparative Literature and a psychoanalyst in training at the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis. In her…
Research Interests: Architecture experimentation, human rights, post-conflict cities.
Research Interests: Forced disappearance; humanitarian forensic intervention; Mexico.
Cate Morley is a doctoral candidate in Anthropology and the Interdisciplinary Program in the Humanities (IHUM). Her research concerns forced disappearance and humanitarian forensic intervention in Mexico, and is shaped, in particular, by attention to…
Research Interests: History of photography, modern and contemporary art from Latin America.
Isabela is a Ph.D. candidate focusing on modern and contemporary art from Latin America as well as the history of photography. Her dissertation examines photographic practices in the Amazon during the 1970s and 1980s that use …
Research Interests: Ecuador and the USA.
Research Interests: Colonial Caribbean, Amerindians and Atlantic Empires.
Research Interests: Translation; Ethics & Technology; Afro-Latin American Literatures; Poetry; International Education.
Daniel Persia is a PhD candidate in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese. His research takes translation to be a vital tool for reimagining the humanities, showing how collaboration within and beyond the…
Research Interest: The contribution of indigenous language revitalization efforts to approach ecosystem loss, extinction and the effects of pollution in Mexico.
Research Interests: Argentina, Brazil, Chile; History of Development, Economic History, History of Consumption, History of Advertising, Global History.
Research Interests: US-Latin America Exchanges, Circulation Practices, Material Techniques and Culture, Cultural and Visual Studies, Institutional History, Modernization, Decoloniality.
Research Interests: The limits and possibilities of international networks of artistic exchange that linked artists to audiences and colleagues beyond their geographic reach.
Research Interests: Organized Crime, Conflict, Political Economy of Development, Behavioral Science.
Arantxa Rodriguez-Uribe is a fellow at Quantitative and Analytical Political Science (QAPS) and a member of Research on Policing Reform and Accountability (RoPRA). Her research interests include organized crime, conflict,…
Research Interests: Urban violence in Colombia.
Research Interests: Animal communication in complex social groups; specifically, vocal communication in a cooperatively breeding bird in Panama.
Research Interests: The intersections of religion, race and national identity, particularly as they relate to Afro-descendant Muslim communities in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Research Interests: Greater Ani, Panama, Breeding Group Members, Division of Labor, Workload Inequality, Parental Synchronization, Parental Care, Reproductive Success.
Maria Smith is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Before beginning graduate school at Princeton, Maria earned her bachelor's in…
Research Interests: The ephemeral, theater, public space.
Research Interests: Political regime change.
Research Interests: Plant-microbial symbioses and nutrient cycling in the white-sands forests of the Peruvian Amazon.
Research Interests: Foreign policies of Latin America, its regional institutions, and human rights at the intersection of domestic and international politics.
María José specializes in International Relations and Comparative Politics, with a regional focus on Latin America. She holds a master’s degree in Politics from Princeton…
Research Interests: Modern and contemporary art from the Caribbean, Afro-Diasporic religions, race, and visual culture and nation building.
Ingrid Brioso Rieumont (Spanish & Portuguese) was awarded the 2021-2022 Dean's Completion Fellowship/PGRA Program. The honorific fellowship provides support for dissertation completion to doctoral students who demonstrate the highest scholarly excellence. In addition, she translated and edited the book, Paletó y yo. Memorias de mi padre indígena (2021), by Aparecida Vilaça, winner of the 2020 Casa de las Américas Literary Prize.