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  • Center for Latin American Studies | Georgetown University
    other developments will shape American foreign policy in Latin America Read the interview here The SFS Dean s Office and the Center for Latin American Studies gratefully thank Professor Erick Langer for his long and dedicated service to CLAS Professor Erick Langer completed his term as MAinLAS Director on June 30 2015 Professor Langer has served CLAS in many capacities over the years first as Center Director from 2009 to 2012 and more recently as MAinLAS Director from 2012 to 2015 Professor Langer s contributions to CLAS have been many including establishing the Cátedra Argentina developing stronger links with CLAS alumni and strengthening relationships among the many Latin Americanists and Latin American initiatives across the University He also assembled a CLAS Advisory Board composed of important leaders from the private and public sectors in Latin America and the United States and charged with helping to maintain CLAS as a premier center for Latin American Studies CLAS has benefited from Professor Langer s deep knowledge of Latin America his extensive experience in the region and his enduring commitment to area studies We wish him well as he returns to focus on his teaching and research The SFS Dean s Office and the Center for Latin American Studies are pleased to announce that Professor Diana Kapiszewski has been appointed CLAS Academic Director Diana Kapiszewski is Associate Professor in Georgetown s Department of Government Her research interests include public law comparative politics and research methods Her first book High Courts and Economic Governance in Argentina and Brazil Cambridge University Press 2012 received the American Political Science Association s C Herman Pritchett Award for the best book on law and courts written by a political scientist and published in 2012 She has also co edited Consequential Courts Judicial Roles in Global Perspective Cambridge University Press 2013 Her ongoing projects include a co edited volume exploring justice sector institutions in Latin America a project examining constitutionalism with adjectives a project analyzing institutions of electoral governance in Latin America and a project investigating the evolution in the legal infrastructure regulating informal employment in the Global South In the area of research methods Kapiszewski co directs the Qualitative Data Repository has co authored Field Research in Political Science Practices and Principles Cambridge University Press 2015 and in 2013 was awarded the APSA Qualitative and Multi Method Research section s Mid Career Achievement Award Her work has appeared in Latin American Politics and Society Law and Social Inquiry Law Society Review Perspectives on Politics and PS Political Science and Politics CLAS is pleased to welcome Dr Jenny Guardado to our faculty as Assistant Professor of Political Economy Please see a brief bio below Jenny Guardado will join the Center for Latin American Studies in Fall 2015 as an assistant professor of political economy Dr Guardado completed her PhD in Political Science at New York University in 2014 and spent the 2014 2015 academic year at the Harris School of Public Policy University of Chicago as a postdoctoral scholar Her research focuses on the politics of economic development and armed conflict In her dissertation she draws on original data on sub national governance during the late 17th and 18th centuries to advance an explanation for why we observe substantial differences in the levels of economic development within former Spanish colonies in the Americas Dr Guardado s research on long term economic development and corruption in Peru has been awarded the Pi Sigma Alpha Award for best paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association meeting in 2013 Her work on land tenure in Peru was awarded the Oliver A Williamson Prize for best paper presented at the International Society for New Institutional Economics Conference in 2014 The Latest from CLAS Join CLAS for live chats to learn more about our MAinLAS Program Learn more about MAinLAS during the Online Sessions scheduled by the Graduate School of Arts Sciences Friday December 18 2015 3 4 p m EST Tuesday December 22 2015 3 4 p m EST These informal exchanges offer an easy and interactive way to ask questions about the application process our academic programs being a student at Georgetown or other topics of interest to prospective students and applicants Take this opportunity to live chat with CLAS Associate Director Julie McMurtry who will be able to take your questions You can create a chat account at this link Click here to join a chat in progress and ask questions Learn More Attend The Economist Cuba Summit Dec 3 2015 Find discount code below The Economist Events Cuba Summit December 3rd 2015 Washington D C Cuba Summit To date foreign businesses operating in Cuba have faced many restrictions which have prevented them from responding quickly to emerging opportunities Additionally a shift in US Cuban relations will give a further boost to Cuba s integration with the global economy opening a new frontier for international companies With in depth insight and analysis and a distinctly global perspective the Cuba Summit will explore the most pressing issues facing potential investors in Cuba Hear from Economist editors senior leaders and those most familiar with Cuba to learn how to navigate the short and long term risks and opportunities of doing business there As an affiliate of the Georgetown Center for Latin American Studies save 400 on the standard rate when you register with our special code GEO400 Sign up here Learn More Join CLAS in the CQ Roll Call Fall Graduate Fair in Washington DC Oct 22 2015 5 30pm Working in Washington Fall Grad Fair With roughly 65 of members of Congress nearly half of House chiefs of staff and 40 of legislative directors and senior legislative assistants boasting advanced degrees is graduate school the way to get ahead on Capitol Hill Join us for a panel discussion about the benefits of pursuing a graduate degree to advance your career in Washington Hear from Hill staffers on how a graduate school can increase your knowledge and expand your network Additionally learn

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  • CLAS in Latin America | Center for Latin American Studies | Georgetown University
    undergraduate study in Ecuador and Argentina Most students receive financial aid to attend these summer programs in 2015 nearly all applicants received some form of aid Students may apply for CLAS Summer Grants here by April 8 2016 In each country students participate in coursework and internships at organizations that match their stated objectives Click here to read the Summer 2015 Blog by our students Internships MA students have the opportunity to apply for internship funding to support unpaid and minimally paid internships throughout the world The guidelines allow for students to propose and pursue their own internships tailoring their international experiences to better suit their interests and aspirations Travel Research Grants Students may also choose to apply for travel research grants In recent years CLAS students have received funding to research political participation in Brazil impacts of tourism in Colombia the Guelaguetza festival in Mexico Oil and Revolution in Cuba and narratives of identity in Peru to name a few Center for Latin American Studies Intercultural Center 484 37th and O Streets N W Washington D C 20057 Phone 202 687 0140 Fax 202 687 0141 Maps Directions Copyright Information Privacy Policy Connect with us via Facebook Flickr YouTube

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  • Joanne Rappaport - LASA Vice President & President Elect | Center for Latin American Studies | Georgetown University
    and The Politics of Memory Native Historical Interpretation in the Colombian Andes Cambridge 1990 Duke 1998 U del Cauca 2000 With Tom Cummins she co authored Beyond the Lettered City Indigenous Literacies in the Andes Duke 2012 Winner of the 2012 Bryce Wood Book Award Latin American Studies Association and the 2013 Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize Modern Languages Association and with a group of Colombian indigenous activists wrote Qué pasaría si la escuela Treinta años de construcción educativa Programa de Educación Bilingüe e Intercultural Consejo Regional Indígena del Cauca 2004 She edited Retornando la mirada una investigación colaborativa interétnica sobre el Cauca a la entrada del milenio U del Cauca 2005 and Ethnicity Reconfigured Indigenous Legislators and the Colombian Constitution of 1991 special issue of the Journal of Latin American Anthropology 1996 and co edited with Les Field of Collaborative Anthropologies in Latin America special issue of Collaborative Anthropologies 2011 She has published in numerous journals in Latin America the United States and Europe and has received the support of the Fundación de Investigaciones Arqueológicas Nacionales Bogotá Fulbright NEH NSF National Humanities Center Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study SSRC and the Wenner Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Dr Rappaport s current research examines how the participatory methodology of Colombian sociologist Orlando Fals Borda developed over the 1970s on the Caribbean coast based on work with his personal archives Her interests overlap the disciplines of anthropology art history history and literary studies and include such topics as collaborative research methods historical memory indigenous organizing literacy and race She has served as President 1997 2000 and Counselor 1993 96 of the Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology member of the Executive Board of the American Anthropological Association 1999 Chair of the Colombia Section of LASA 2000 2002 and member of the

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  • Professor Tutino Recognized with 2012 Sharlin Book Award | Center for Latin American Studies | Georgetown University
    W Washington D C 20057 Phone 202 687 0140 Fax 202 687 0141 Maps Directions Copyright Information Privacy Policy Connect with us via Facebook Flickr YouTube Twitter LinkedIn Center for Latin American Studies About CLAS A Message From the Director Our History and Mission Contact Us About This Website Programs MA Program Accelerated Degree Program Accelerated Degree FAQ Courses Joint Degree Programs Certificate Programs Research Apply Apply to CLAS Tuition

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  • About CLAS | Center for Latin American Studies | Georgetown University
    Washington D C The nation s capital and its dynamic international character pervade a Georgetown University education Georgetown faculty include a former secretary of state ambassadors to the United Nations economists at the World Bank White House domestic and foreign policy advisors attorneys in influential law firms and prominent academics in renown think tanks CLAS benefits from its close connections with leading international organizations such as the Organization of American States Inter American Development Bank the Inter American Foundation and the World Bank strong ties with non profit organizations such as the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace the Washington Office on Latin America and the Inter American Dialogue and a working relationship with Latin American embassies The political culture and cosmopolitan population of Washington and the dynamic community of the metropolitan area touch students lives in many ways This environment significantly enhances the blend of theory and practice that lies at the foundation of the School of Foreign Service curriculum Center for Latin American Studies Intercultural Center 484 37th and O Streets N W Washington D C 20057 Phone 202 687 0140 Fax 202 687 0141 Maps Directions Copyright Information Privacy Policy Connect with us via Facebook Flickr YouTube Twitter

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  • Screening of "La Piedra Ausente", a film by CLAS alumna | Center for Latin American Studies | Georgetown University
    engineering feat The extraction of the monolith representing the pre Hispanic water deity Tlaloc set off a rebellion in the town that forced the Mexican Army to intervene Today this enormous stone is an urban monument and one of the principal icons of Mexican national identity Lerner s recent film explores the legacy of the stone as well as the memories and the longings it still calls to mind Sandra Rozental and Jesse Lerner 2012 Spanish with subtitles 80 minutes Sinopsis published on the National Gallery of Art website Film external link Article publication Sandra Rozental is a CLAS alumna Center for Latin American Studies Intercultural Center 484 37th and O Streets N W Washington D C 20057 Phone 202 687 0140 Fax 202 687 0141 Maps Directions Copyright Information Privacy Policy Connect with us via Facebook Flickr YouTube Twitter LinkedIn Center for Latin American Studies About CLAS A Message From the Director Our History and Mission Contact Us About This Website Programs MA Program Accelerated Degree Program Accelerated Degree FAQ Courses Joint Degree Programs Certificate Programs Research Apply Apply to CLAS Tuition and Scholarships International Students Students Research Opportunities Jobs and Internships CLAS in Latin America Brazil Program Chile

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  • Prof. Matthew Carnes receives best paper award | Center for Latin American Studies | Georgetown University
    will push for continuity and against measures that might dilute their gains is central implicitly if not always explicitly in many political economy explanations Carnes and Mares suggest an alternative scenario based on instability of the status quo arrangements which is a common if not prevailing condition in developing countries and they use original data from a survey to show how instability may affect preferences for redistribution The panel found the paper to address an important topic of great relevance with an excellent research design and data analysis and to be nicely written Paper presented at the REPAL Red para el Estudio de la Economía Política de América Latina Conference External Link to publication Center for Latin American Studies Intercultural Center 484 37th and O Streets N W Washington D C 20057 Phone 202 687 0140 Fax 202 687 0141 Maps Directions Copyright Information Privacy Policy Connect with us via Facebook Flickr YouTube Twitter LinkedIn Center for Latin American Studies About CLAS A Message From the Director Our History and Mission Contact Us About This Website Programs MA Program Accelerated Degree Program Accelerated Degree FAQ Courses Joint Degree Programs Certificate Programs Research Apply Apply to CLAS Tuition and Scholarships International

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  • CLAS Alumna Jessica M. Mulligan publishes book "Unmanageable Care" | Center for Latin American Studies | Georgetown University
    plan and into the homes of health plan members who recount their experiences navigating the new managed care system In the 1990s and early 2000s policymakers in Puerto Rico sold off most of the island s public health facilities and enrolled the poor elderly and disabled into for profit managed care plans These reforms were supposed to promote efficiency cost effectiveness and high quality care Despite the optimistic promises of market based reforms the system became more expensive not more efficient patients rarely behaved as the expected health maximizing information processing consumers and care became more chaotic and difficult to access Citizens continued to look to the state to provide health services for the poor disabled and elderly This book argues that pro market reforms failed to deliver on many of their promises The health care system in Puerto Rico was dramatically transformed just not according to plan Jessica Mulligan is Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management at Providence College Center for Latin American Studies Intercultural Center 484 37th and O Streets N W Washington D C 20057 Phone 202 687 0140 Fax 202 687 0141 Maps Directions Copyright Information Privacy Policy Connect with us via Facebook Flickr YouTube

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