This M.A. is sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) in the Walsh School of Foreign Service. Participants focus on the politics, economics, and social processes of Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Global Competitiveness Leadership (GCL) Program offers young professionals a 10-week leadership curriculum at Georgetown.
The Innovation and Leadership in Government (ILG) program equips Latin American public managers with the necessary tools to help them generate and implement innovative public policies in their home countries.
Through CLAS both undergraduate and graduate students can earn a certificate with an interdisciplinary focus.
This academic department in Georgetown College offers doctoral, master's degree, and undergraduate programs in language, literature, and cultural studies.
Georgetown University has a vibrant Latin American community and the Latin America-related organizations active on campus reflect that.
Felipe Lobo Koerich (SFS’21, CLAS’22), originally from Brazil, was featured in the Walsh School of Foreign Service's Graduate Profiles for 2022 as he prepares for a career in international law.
Gabriel Yorio (G'14), Mexican Deputy Finance Minister, spoke with students from Georgetown's McCourt School of Public Policy on efforts to implement financial sustainability and gender policies to increase economic productivity.
Daniel Stewart (G’26), a doctoral student in Spanish linguistics, and Mariana Gomez (G’27), a first-generation Mexican American and doctoral student in philosophy, were two of five students awarded the Patrick Healy Graduate Fellowship at Georgetown.
Elizabeth Ferris and Katherine Donato, professors in the Institute for the Study of International Migration in the School of Foreign Service, led a group of students to El Paso and Mexico City during spring break to understand country and policy responses to migrant and refugee children.
Five Latin American graduate students at Georgetown were chosen as Gender+Justice Fellows for 2022 to support projects on immigration, gender-based violence in Brazil, and decolonizing Latin American literature.
Georgetown Undergraduate Student Participates in Meeting with Pope Francis and University Students from the Americas
Ana Ruiz (G'22), a student in the School of Foreign Service, participated in a meeting between Pope Francis and university students from the Americas that addressed the realities that face the Americas and the world through the lens of justice, faith, and solidarity.
Brenda Coromina (SFS’22), a first-generation American of Cuban descent, and Julio Salmeron-Perla (SFS’22), originally from El Salvador, were two of seven students and alumni to receive the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship.
Jenifer Colpas, GCL 2019 from Colombia, has been awarded the GCL Impact Award 2022. Her GCL project Tierra Grata, which she co-founded, provides portable sanitation, energy, and water infrastructure solutions to remote and vulnerable communities in the Caribbean and Pacific regions of Colombia…
Georgetown History Student Awarded 2022 Cosmos Scholars Grant to Support Research on Afro-Colombians
Tianna Mobley (G'22), a second-year master’s student in the Global, International, and Comparative History program, has been awarded the 2022 Cosmos Scholars grant in support of her research proposal entitled, “Legal Personalities of Early Modern Afro-Colombians in the Spanish Atlantic.”
Sara Gomez-Trillos (G'21), a research specialist at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center who is originally from Colombia, is working to increase awareness and use of genetic counseling and testing for Latina women who are at increased risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
Students from the Medical Center’s Center for Global Health Science and Security and the School of Foreign Service’s Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) will publish their final update to an interactive map detailing the impact of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Georgetown Americas Institute has awarded its first round of collaborative research grants for faculty that focus on the institute's themes and fellowships for students to work with faculty on research projects.
Estefania Acosta (C’23), a government and economics major in Georgetown College, is conducting research on Colombia for States and Institutions of Governance in Latin America (SIGLA), a multilingual database on legal and political institutions in Latin America.
Pati Jinich (G'04), a distinguished alumna from the Center of Latin American Studies and renowned chef, will host the PBS special La Frontera with Pati Jinich, which uses food as a vehicle for cultural exploration in the U.S.-Mexico border region.
The Georgetown Americas Institute is accepting applications from recognized student organizations for one-time grants that support events, conferences, and other convenings that relate to Latin America and/or the wider hemisphere.
The Georgetown Journal of International Law (GJIL) and Center for the Advancement of Law in the Americas (CAROLA) invite students to submit notes analyzing a specific challenge that is emerging from the pandemic and suggesting possible solutions. The deadline is August 30, 2021.
In a bilingual blog written by students pursuing an M.A. in the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), bloggers engage with one another and the wider university community to share their academic perspectives on Latin America.
Two recent Georgetown McDonough MBA graduates, Tomas Valdes (MBA’21) and Tristan Schnader (MBA’21), received placement in the distinguished Fulbright U.S. Student Program to pursue their research in Brazil and the United Arab Emirates.
Nelcy Ávila and Keva Luke, two students graduating from the Master of Arts in Latin American Studies program, used their capstone research to publish a guest blog for the Library of Congress' Hispanic Reading Room.
Three master's degree students in the Georgetown University Center for Latin American Studies—Isabella DeSpirito, Aiyanna Maciel, and Majaella Ruden—will be presenting their capstone research at the University of Pittsburg's Latin American Social and Public Policy Conference, held online from March…
Undergraduate and graduate students from the Center for Global Health Science and Security (GHSS) and the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) teamed up to jointly author a series of country-oriented research briefs.
Journalist and alumna Lucia Wei He (SFS’15) will pursue a graduate degree program in global affairs in Tsinghua University through the prestigious Schwarzman Scholarship.