Class Day 2022

May 25, 2022

Congratulations to
the Class of 2022 and our
Senior Thesis Prize Winners

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Fernanda Romo Herrer Ibarrola

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

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

 

 

Julian S. Alvarez


Kenneth Maxwell 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, Spanish and Portuguese
From Biography to History: Frei Betto’s Dialectical Pedagogy and the Comunidades Eclesiais de Base
Thesis adviser: Pedro Meira Monteiro

Nominees

Julian S. Alvarez, Spanish and Portuguese
From Biography to History: Frei Betto’s Dialectical Pedagogy and the Comunidades Eclesiais de Base

Chenyang (Daniel) Ju, Politics
When Vultures Strike: Market Reaction to Holdout Litigation Against Argentina

Gio Kim, Economics
The Fairest of Them All: Exploring the Effect of Fairtrade Certification on Gender Equality in Coffee Farms Across the Coffee Belt Regions

Andrea Latoni, Anthropology
Putting an End to the Never-Ending Debate: Puerto Rican Youth on What It Means to Look Past Status Politics

Noel Peng, Creative Writing
GODWORD

Fernanda Romo Herrera Ibarrola, Politics
Theatre as Resistance in Guerrero: Contesting the Memory of State Violence from the Dirty War to Ayotzinapa

Amy Wang, School of Public and International Affairs
Evaluating the Outcomes of China’s COVID-19 Vaccine Diplomacy: A Natural and Survey Experiment in Brazil

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