Senior Thesis Prizes

PLAS honors compelling undergraduate scholarship, supporting two awards that recognize stellar thesis work. The Stanley J. Stein Senior Thesis Prize is awarded to the best thesis on a Latin American topic. The Kenneth Maxwell Senior Thesis Prize is awarded for the best thesis related to Brazil.

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2022 Stanley J. Stein Senior Thesis Prize

This prize is awarded by PLAS each year to the student who writes the best senior thesis on a Latin American-related topic.

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Fernanda Romo Herrer Ibarrola

 

Fernanda Romo Herrera Ibarrola, Politics

Theatre as Resistance in Guerrero: Contesting the Memory of State Violence from the Dirty War to Ayotzinapa

Thesis adviser: Deborah Yashar


2022 Kenneth Maxwell Senior Thesis Prize

This prize is awarded by PLAS on behalf of the Firestone Library to the student who writes the best senior thesis related to Brazil.

Julian S. Alvarez

 

Julian S. Alvarez, Spanish and Portuguese

From Biography to History: Frei Betto’s Dialectical Pedagogy and the Comunidades Eclesiais de Base

Thesis adviser: Pedro Meira Monteiro