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.
Alejandro Werner Coauthored a New Report on the Economic Effects of the Pandemic in Latin America for the PIIE
Alejandro Werner coauthored a new report with José F. Ursúa on the economic effects of the pandemic in Latin America for the Peterson Institute of International Economics.
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.
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 2022 GCL Impact Award. 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.”