Student Travel Award Recipients

The Conference of Latin American Geographers provides CLAG Travel Awards to support student travel to our upcoming conference.


2020

PhD

Laura Blume, Boston University
“Narco Robin Hoods: Community Support for Illicit Economies and Violence in Rural Spaces”.
Supervisor: Taylor Boas.

Jordan Cissell, University of Alabama
“Human Landscape Modification in Belize: Possible Implications for Crocodile Hybridization”.
Supervisor: Michael K. Steinberg.

Hannah Legatzke, University of Minnesota
“The Social Equity of Community-based Ecotourism and its Impacts on Livelihood Strategy and Poverty Alleviation: A Case Study in the Maya Biosphere”.
Supervisor: Dean A. Current.

Anais Zimmer, University of Texas at Austin
“Future of Proglacial Landscape: Alpine Ecosystems and Deglaciation in the Tropical Andes and French Alps”.
Supervisor: Timothy Beach.

Masters

Mckenzie Allan , George Washinton University
“Occupying Porteño Public Space Through Art and Protest: Identifying Narratives of Gender in Buenos Aires’ Street Art and Feminist Movement”
Supervisor: Declan Cullen and Marie Price.

Talia Anderson , University of Arizona
“Multiscale Trends and Precipitation Extremes in the Central American Midsummer Drought”.
Supervisor: Kevin Anchukaitis.

David Poissant , McGill
“Regulating Access to Floodplain Lakes in the Peruvian Amazon”.
Supervisor: Oliver T. Coomes.

Nathan Treacy , University of Arizona
“Counter-Geographies of Displacement and Resettlement in the Era of Neoliberal Multiculturalism”.
Supervisor: Elizabeth Oglesby.


2018

Beth Tellman, Arizona State University
“An empirical approach to quantify the effects of narcotrafficking on deforestation in Central America”

Megan Mills-Novoa, University of Arizona
“Making Agricultural Entrepreneurs out of Campesinos: How water policy reform is reshaping agricultural systems under climate change in Piura, Peru”

Cristina Gauthier, Michigan State University
“Hydroelectric Infrastructure and Potential Groundwater Contamination in the Brazilian Amazon: Altamira and The Belo Monte Dam”

Sophie Fuchs, University of Texas at Austin
“Exploitation or Empowerment?: A Case Study of Women’s Experiences in the Cut-Flower Industry in Cayambe, Ecuador”

Dayna Cueva Alegria, University Kentucky,
“Is Cafe Femenino Fair Trade coffee enough for development?”

Katherine Cann, George Washington University
“Understanding and Uniting Diverse Stakeholder Interests Towards Successful Co-Management of a Coastal/Marine Protected Area in Panama”

Jennifer Langill, University of Toronto
“Coping with the Variability of Environmental Shock: The Implications of Four Flood Types for Local Livelihoods in the Peruvian Amazon”


2014

Alexandra Pederson, Queen’s University
“Landscapes of Resistance: Community Opposition to Canadian Mining Operations in Guatemala”

Natasha Sadoff, The Ohio State University
“Hyper-development and Environmental Injustice in Panama City”


2012

Anne-Marie Hanson, University of Arizona
“Unclean and Unnatural: garbage networks, conservation space, and sanitary subjects in coastal Yucatán.”
Advisor: Sarah Moore

Rebecca Clouser, Indiana University
“Facing Fear: Explicit Connections between Fear and Development in Guatemala”
Advisor: James Biles


2010

Karina Benessaiah, Arizona State University
“We are all into shrimp”: Small-scale aquaculture and coastal livelihoods in Puerto Morazán, Estero Real, Nicaragua”
Advisor: B. L. Turner II

Christopher Hartmann, Ohio State University
“Uneven Urban Spaces: The Metabolism of Managua’s Solid Waste”
Advisor: Kendra McSweeney


2008

Jason Davis, University of California, Santa Barbara.
“How does migration to the U.S. and the resultant remittances influence fertility in migrant-sending Central American households?”
Advisor: David Carr

Richard Hunter, Louisiana State University
“Positionality, Perception, and Possibility in Mexico’s Valle de Mezquital”
Advisor: Andrew Sluyter

JLAG's Ten Most Popular Articles by Requests Since 2010

9633 Christopher Gaffney (2010).
Mega-events and socio-spatial dynamics in Rio de Janeiro, 1919-2016
Journal of Latin American Geography 9(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/377416

3190 Jeremy Slack; Daniel E. Martínez; Alison Elizabeth Lee; Scott Whiteford (2016).
The Geography of Border Militarization: Violence, Death and Health in Mexico and the United States
Journal of Latin American Geography 15(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/613266

2704 James Freeman (2014).
Raising the Flag over Rio de Janeiro's Favelas: Citizenship and Social Control in the Olympic City
Journal of Latin American Geography 13(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/539604

2241 Cynthia Sorrensen (2005).
Maria Full of Grace (Maria, llena eres de gracia) (review)
Journal of Latin American Geography 4(2). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/189742

2208 Conor Harrison; Jeff Popke (2018).
Reassembling Caribbean Energy? Petrocaribe, (Post-)Plantation Sovereignty, and Caribbean Energy Futures
Journal of Latin American Geography 17(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/708949

2115 Alexandra Pedersen (2014).
Landscapes of Resistance: Community Opposition to Canadian Mining Operations in Guatemala
Journal of Latin American Geography 13(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/539611

2113 Kate Swanson; Rebecca Maria Torres (2016).
Child Migration and Transnationalized Violence in Central and North America
Journal of Latin American Geography 15(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/639098

2055 Beth Tellman; Leslie C. Gray; Christopher M. Bacon (2011).
Not Fair Enough: Historic and Institutional Barriers to Fair Trade Coffee in El Salvador
Journal of Latin American Geography 10(2). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/449190

2030 Jeffrey Todd Bury (2002).
Livelihoods, Mining and Peasant Protests in the Peruvian Andes
Journal of Latin American Geography 1(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/215262

2003 Narciso Barrera-Bassols; Victor Manuel Toledo (2005).
Ethnoecology of the Yucatec Maya: Symbolism, Knowledge and Management of Natural Resources
Journal of Latin American Geography 4(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/185188

JLAG's Ten Most Popular Articles by Requests in 08/2021

644 Geobrujas-Comunidad de Geógrafas (2021).
Cuerpos, fronteras y resistencia: mujeres conjurando geografía a través de experiencias desde el otro lado del muro
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(2). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/799599

141 Jessica Budds; John C. Finn; Eugenio Arima; Martha Bell; Jörn Seemann; Gabriela Valdivia; Alan Marcus; Diana Tung (2021).
Editorial: Institutional Implications of the Covid-19 Pandemic for Geographers in/of Latin America
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(2). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/799593

61 John C. Finn; Cynthia K. Pope; Yulia Garcia Sarduy (2020).
Covid-19 in Latin America
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/760936

61 Jerónimo Ríos Sierra (2020).
Una Aproximación (Geo)Politológica A La Crisis De La Covid-19 En América Latina
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/760939

53 Danilo Borja; Juan Bay; Conny Davidsen; Traducido por Yulia Garcia Sarduy (2021).
Ancianos amazónicos en la frontera petrolera: La vida y muerte de Nenkihui Bay, líder tradicional Waorani
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/787933

50 Matthew C. LaFevor (2012).
Sulphur Mining on Mexico’s Popocatépetl Volcano (1820–1920): Origins, Development, and Human-Environmental Challenges
Journal of Latin American Geography 11(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/470631

43 Verónica Gago; Liz Mason-Deese (2019).
Rethinking Situated Knowledge from the Perspective of Argentina's Feminist Strike
Journal of Latin American Geography 18(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/736944

42 John C. Finn; Martha Bell; Jörn Seemann; Gabriela Valdivia; Eric Carter (2020).
Editorial: JLAG's Publishing Model
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(2). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/751965

41 Felix M. Dorn; Fernando Ruiz Peyré (2020).
Lithium as a Strategic Resource: Geopolitics, Industrialization, and Mining in Argentina
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(4). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/772602

35 Sylvia Cifuentes (2021|2021).
Rethinking Climate Governance: Amazonian Indigenous Climate Politics and Integral Territorial Ontologies
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(2). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/797238|https://muse.jhu.edu/article/799598

JLAG's Ten Most Popular Articles by Requests in 2021

1171 Danilo Borja; Juan Bay; Conny Davidsen; Traducido por Yulia Garcia Sarduy (2021).
Ancianos amazónicos en la frontera petrolera: La vida y muerte de Nenkihui Bay, líder tradicional Waorani
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/787933

1031 Geobrujas-Comunidad de Geógrafas (2021).
Cuerpos, fronteras y resistencia: mujeres conjurando geografía a través de experiencias desde el otro lado del muro
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(2). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/799599

942 Christian Abizaid; Luis Ángel Collado Panduro; Sergio Gonzales Egusquiza (2020).
Pobreza Y Medios De Subsistencia En La Amazonía Peruana En Tiempos De La Covid-19
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/760940

547 Christopher Gaffney; Bruno Eeckels (2020).
Covid-19 and Tourism Risk in the Americas
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/760914

530 John C. Finn; Cynthia K. Pope; Yulia Garcia Sarduy (2020).
Covid-19 in Latin America
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/760936

410 Kate Swanson (2019).
Silent Killing: The Inhumanity of U.S. Immigration Detention
Journal of Latin American Geography 18(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/736947

380 Jeremy Slack; Josiah Heyman (2020).
Asylum and Mass Detention at the U.S.-Mexico Border during Covid-19
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/760917

346 Verónica Gago; Liz Mason-Deese (2019).
Rethinking Situated Knowledge from the Perspective of Argentina's Feminist Strike
Journal of Latin American Geography 18(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/736944

312 John C. Finn; Eugenio Arima; Martha Bell; Jessica Budds; Jörn Seemann; Gabriela Valdivia; Diana Tung; Eric Carter; Alan Marcus (2020).
Editorial: Mobility, Connectivity, and the Implications of Covid-19 for Latin American Geography
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(4). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/772599

286 Juan Thomas Ordóñez; Hugo Eduardo Ramírez Arcos (2019).
At the Crossroads of Uncertainty: Venezuelan Migration to Colombia
Journal of Latin American Geography 18(2). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/729121

Los Diez Artículos Españoles Mas Popular de JLAG por Solicitudes Desde 2010

1666 Diana Vela-Almeida; Sofia Zaragocin; Manuel Bayón; Iñigo Arrazola (2020).
Imaginando territorios plurales de vida: una lectura feminista de las resistencias en los movimientos socio-territoriales en el Ecuador
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(2). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/749633

1317 Maria Elisa Christie (2002).
Naturaleza y sociedad desde la perspectiva de la cocina tradicional mexicana: género, adaptación y resistencia
Journal of Latin American Geography 1(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/215263

1171 Danilo Borja; Juan Bay; Conny Davidsen; Traducido por Yulia Garcia Sarduy (2021).
Ancianos amazónicos en la frontera petrolera: La vida y muerte de Nenkihui Bay, líder tradicional Waorani
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/787933

1068 Christian Abizaid; Luis Ángel Collado Panduro; Sergio Gonzales Egusquiza (2020).
Pobreza Y Medios De Subsistencia En La Amazonía Peruana En Tiempos De La Covid-19
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/760940

1031 Geobrujas-Comunidad de Geógrafas (2021).
Cuerpos, fronteras y resistencia: mujeres conjurando geografía a través de experiencias desde el otro lado del muro
Journal of Latin American Geography 20(2). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/799599

681 Diego B. Leal; David S. Salisbury; Josué Faquín Fernández; Lizardo Cauper Pezo; Julio Silva (2015).
Ideas cambiantes sobre territorio, recursos y redes políticas en la Amazonía indígena: un estudio de caso sobre Perú
Journal of Latin American Geography 14(2). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/586857

632 Colectivo de Geografía Crítica del Ecuador (2017).
Geografiando para la resistencia
Journal of Latin American Geography 16(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/653095

452 Jorge Sequera; Tomás Rodríguez (2017).
Turismo, abandono y desplazamiento: Mapeando el barrio de La Boca en Buenos Aires
Journal of Latin American Geography 16(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/653131

444 Pedro S. Urquijo; Gerardo Bocco (2011).
Los estudios de paisaje y su importancia en México, 1970-2010
Journal of Latin American Geography 10(2). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/449187

407 Doribel Herrador-Valencia; Myriam Paredes (2016).
Cambio climático y agricultura de pequeña escala en los Andes ecuatorianos: un estudio sobre percepciones locales y estrategias de adaptación
Journal of Latin American Geography 15(2). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/627435

Os Artigos Português Mais Populares da JLAG por Solicitações Desde 2010

1528 Rogério Haesbaert (2020).
Território(s) numa perspectiva latino-americana
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/744032

679 Joseli Maria Silva; Marcio Jose Ornat (2020).
Geografias feministas na América Latina: desafios epistemológicos e a decolonialidade de saberes
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/744044

237 Christian Dennys Monteiro de Oliveira; Fabrício Américo Ribeiro; Ivo Luis Oliveira Silva; Luiz Raphael Teixeira Silva; José Arilson Xavier de Souza; Gerlaine Cristina Franco; Marcos da Silva Rocha; Maryvone Moura Gomes; Camila Benatti (2020).
As organizações religiosas brasileiras frente à pandemia de COVID-19
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/760909

198 Vinicius Santos Almeida (2020).
Necromobilidade durante a pandemia da Covid-19
Journal of Latin American Geography 19(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/760907

149 Antoinette M.G.A. WinklerPrins (2009).
Cidades da Floresta: Urbanização, Desenvolvimento, e Globalização na Amazônia Brasileira (review)
Journal of Latin American Geography 8(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/260547

116 Jean-Yves Puyo (2008).
Mise en valeur de la Guyane française et peuplement blanc: les espoirs déçus du baron de Laussat (1819-1823)
Journal of Latin American Geography 7(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/232499

112 Raquel de Carvalho Dumith (2014).
Dinâmicas do sistema de gestão na Reserva Extrativista de Canavieiras, Bahia, Brasil: análise da robustez institucional
Journal of Latin American Geography 13(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/539607

106 Daniel M. Freitas (2018).
Neoliberalização da política urbana nos Grandes Projetos Urbanos da Região Metropolitana de Belo Horizonte
Journal of Latin American Geography 17(1). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/692061

104 Alexis Saludjian (2005).
Critiques du Regionalisme Ouvert a partir de l'economie geographique appliquee au Mercosur
Journal of Latin American Geography 4(2). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/189738

58 Laura Sarmiento (2016).
JLAG Perspectives: Vida, Conhecimento e Território: uma geobiografia do Carlos Walter Porto-Gonçalves
Journal of Latin American Geography 15(3). http://muse.jhu.edu/article/639102

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