Past Paul E. Sigmund Scholars

See scholars from: 20172016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

Summer 2017

Manuel Gomez Castaño ‘20
Researching the Political Influence of the Colombian Independent Political Party MIRA in Specific Colombian Populations and Other Latin American Regions
Colombia

Peter Schmidt ‘20
“Peasant Food to Superfood”: Quinoa, Agriculture and Personal Narratives of Globalization
Bolivia

Summer 2016

Luis Carchi ‘19
Racial Relations in Ecuador
Ecuador

Alexander Fish ‘18
Los Nervios: A Film on Approaches to Self-Medication and Mental Health Treatment in Latin America
Argentina

Summer 2015

Kyle Berlin ‘18
The Arts in Latin America: Creation that Defines
Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay

Sofia Hiltner ‘17
Intersections: Ecotourism, Politics, and Environment in the Andes
Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Peru

Ava Hoffman ’17
Environmental Racism and the Right to Residence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil

Summer 2014

Alexandra Eakes ’17
IES Rio de Janeiro – Sports and Society
Brazil

Nathan Eckstein ‘16
Bolivia and the U.S. Department of State: An Experiential View of Cultural Diplomacy and Public Affairs Initiatives
Bolivia

Joan Fernandez ‘15
Contestation and Games: Understanding the Role of U.S. International Policy in Recent Urban Projects in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil

Ava Hoffman ‘17
The Efficacy of Civil Society and the Identity of the Favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil

Clarissa Lotson ‘16
Environmental and Latin American Studies in Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Kasturi Shah ‘16
Public Goods Trap and Principal-Agent Problems in Peru and their Solutions
Peru

Summer 2013

Elise Backman ‘15
Brazilian-American Relations in the Context of a Changing Climate
Brazil

Emilie Burke ‘15
Understanding the Effects of Voting Origin and Attitudes Towards Voting in Country of Origin on Voting Among Latinos upon Naturalization
Brazil, Argentina, and Chile

Logan Coleman ‘15
Political Trajectories in Communities Post-Insurgency: A Look at the FMLN’s Following in Usulutan, El Salvador
El Salvador

Brett Diehl ‘15
Following the Young Che: A Journey Through South America
Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia

Joan Fernández ‘15
Unraveling the Narratives and Politics of Cyclical Rural Poverty in Managua: A Project in Community Building
Nicaragua

Rafael Saiz Garcia ‘15
Diarios de Motocicleta - ¿Dónde está la Latinoamérica del Che?
Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and Venezuela

Alanna Williams ‘16
World Teach in Ecuador
Ecuador

Lauren Wyman ’14
Greening Colombia: Integrating Ecosystem Services Thinking into Colombian Infrastructural Developments
Colombia

Summer 2012

Cecilia Buerkle ‘14
Rediscovering Colonial Roots: A Family History through Painting
Mexico

Logan Coleman ‘15
Assessment of Migration and Community Development Elixir, Honduras
Princeton in Brazil

Brazil

Brett Diehl ‘15
Exploring the Rio Archives: A Microhistory of Brazilian Student Movements
Brazil

Ryan Elliott ‘14
Serving and Researching as a Global Impact Fellow at United for Sight’s Clinic in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Honduras

Iara Guzman ‘14
Rio+20: Children’s Rights Advocacy and Sustainability in Latin America
Bolivia, Brazil

Marcelo Rochabrun ‘15
La Desigualdad en el Perú: Herencia Colonial, Economía y Política (Inequality in Peru: Colonial Heritage, Economics and Politics
Peru

Alejandro Van Zandt-Escobar ‘14
Internship at salaUno in Mexico City
Mexico

Summer 2011

Katherine Alvarez ‘12
Racial Minorities in Argentina and Their Integration
Argentina

Rachael Baitel ‘14
Images for Unity
Panama

Brandon Davis ‘13
Untold Stories of Muslims in the Tri-Border Area
Brazil, Paraguay

Brianna Eastridge ‘12
Brazilian Consumerism as a New Phenomenon
Brazil

Thomas Irby ’13
The Memory of Slavery: Late 19th to Early 20th Century Southern Brazil
Brazil

Uchechi Kalu ’14
A Broader View
Peru

Emily VanderLinden ’13
Impacto Project
Peru

Summer 2010

Stephanie Alvarez ‘12
Displaced Populations in Bogotá, Medellin, and Florencia
Colombia

Luciana Chamorro ’12
CIPPEC Internship
Argentina

Courtney Crumpler ’13
The Art of Healing in Brazil: Alternative Approaches to Health Promotion and Care Delivery
Brazil

Aparajita Das ‘12
Terra de Paixão e Futebal
Brazil

Hannah George ‘13
Sorata: El Pueblo de Perros
Bolivia

Ricardo Mayo ‘13
Educando a Cuba Nueva
Florida, U.S.

Summer 2009

Chinekwu Anunwa ’11
PIIRS Global Seminar: Race, Culture, and Identity in Brazilian Modernism
Brazil

Sierra Gronewold ’11
IntiWawa NGO Internship
Peru

Julia Kaplan ’11
Institutional Reform Undersecretariat Internship
Argentina

Cynthia Kroll ’11
Child Family Health International Internship
Research at Alalay (halfway house for adolescent girls)

Bolivia

Patricia Sever ‘11
Villa Ocampo Internship
Research on the relationship between Borges and Victoria Ocampo

Argentina

Summer 2008

Adrian Gallegos ’11
Urbanization in Mexico
Mexico

Thomas López ’10
A New Generation of Social Memory: Using Modern Art and Dance to Remember the Past
Argentina, Uruguay

Summer 2007

Irene Routte ‘08
Art as a Social Construction in Central America
Nicaragua, Mexico

Whitney Williams ‘09
Social Inequalities and Public Health Policies: The Effects on Women in Brazil (Cornell in Brazil Program)
Brazil

Summer 2006

Timothy Cheston ‘08
The Success and Limits of Microfinance in Bolivia (FINRURAL Internship)
Bolivia

Nathan Geller ‘08
Análisis del Saqueo y Morfometría de Los Nidos de la Cotorra Cabeciamarilla (Amazona barbadensis) en la Península de Macanao, Edo. Nueva Esparta, Venezuela
Venezuela

Michael Hidalgo ‘08
The Maquiladora Industry in Tijuana, Monterrey, and Jalisco
Mexico

Kathryn Lankester ‘08
Intergenerational Asset Transfers & Poverty Reduction in Guayaquil, Ecuador
Ecuador

André Filipe Veiga ‘07
School Quality and Childhood Gang Involvement in Rio de Janeiro (Viva Rio Internship)
Brazil

Summer 2005

Alejandra Connell ‘07
Environmental Education in Isla de Margarita (Pro Vita Internship)
Venezuela

Alisha Holland ‘07
Assessing the Chilean Electoral System
Chile

Sara Holloway ‘06
Human Rights in Guatemala
Guatemala

Brandon Ricaurte ‘06
A New Player Emerges: China’s Influence in Panama and Taiwan’s Dwindling Hopes to Maintain Diplomatic Relations
Panama

Summer 2004

Zinzi Bailey ‘06
“Escravos de Alma”: Racial Hegemony, Political Opportunity & Afro-Brazilian Mobilization
Brazil

Thomas Saul Vogl ‘05
Effects of Land Titling on Child Nutritional Status: Evidence from Lima
Peru

Brady Pinero Walkinshaw ‘06
Dropping out in Villa Nueva, Honduras
Honduras

Summer 2003

Dana Johanna Graef ’05
The Life of the Forgotten (La vida de los olvidados): The Impact of Development on Environment & Tradition in the Boruca Indigenous Community of Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Fernando Montero ‘06
Migration, Culture, Memory, and Identity in Mexico
Mexico

Rocio Rosales ‘05
Cuerpo Vendido, Orgullo Mantenido: A Study of Cuban Jineteras & the Critiques Confronting Ethnographic Research
Cuba

Summer 2002

Fernando Delgado ‘04
Projecto Axé: The Social Mobility of Brazilian Street Children in Salvador, Bahia
Brazil

Erin Lindsay Dell ‘05
Plan Vida: A Reproductive Health Program
Bolivia

Matthew Goldberg ‘04
Saude 10!: A Public Health Education Project in Rio Grande do Norte
Brazil

André Lamartin Montes ‘04
Public Safety and Criminality in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Brasilia
Brazil

Vicente Piedrahita ‘04
The Privatization of Public Space in Lima and Bogotá
Colombia, Peru