Past Recipients

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Latina/o Studies Award for Outstanding Service

2019:

Professor Inés Valdez

2015:

1) Delia M. Fernandez, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences

2) Yalidy M. Matos, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences 


Latina/o Studies Outstanding Undergraduate Research Paper Award

2017-8:

Edith Fuentes

Honorable mention: Nicolette Leon, “Pragmatic factors influencing existential determiners in child Spanish”

2015:

1)  Verónica Flores, Spanish and Comparative Studies, College of Arts and Sciences for "Tejano Identity in Forgetting the Alamo, or Blood Memory." Paper completed for COMPSTD 4804: Latina/o Literature and Culture. 

2)  Tatiana F. Hernández, Individual Program of Study, College of Arts and Sciences for "Salvadoran Deportation and Criminalization." Paper completed for POLISCI 4455: Human Rights. 


Latina/o Studies Best Graduate Research Paper Award

2017-8:

Jessica Rivera, Higher Education and Student Affairs, College of Education and Human Ecology, "Anti-Blackness Manifesting Itself in the U.S. Education System" Paper completed for COMPSTD 6390: Comparative and Cultural Studies I. 

2015:

Luís F. Macías, Teaching and Learning, College of Education and Human Ecology for "Racial Naturalization (and formation) of Latinas/os in the Midwestern U.S." Paper completed for COMPSTD 7380: Theorizing the Americas.