Latin American Studies ETDs

Latin American Studies ETDs

 

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Theses/Dissertations from 2025

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ROOTLESS - The Body ReMembers what the Mind has Forgotten, Helena Omana-Zapata

Theses/Dissertations from 2023

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The Bearing Earth: Colonization, Conservation, and Political Ecology in Costa Rica (Coto Brus 1948 - Present), Pablo Alonso Arias-Benavides

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"Un pedacito de nuestro pais": Salvadoran Rootedness in Central Los Angeles, Ericka Arias

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CAUTIVIDAD: DECONSTRUCTING NOTIONS OF RACE AND NATION IN ARGENTINA 1776–1840, Whitney Rue Wagner

Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Congress and the Fall of Jacobo Arbenz: A Narrative of Cold War Fears and Redemption, David Erik Lindwall

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Q’iij Metaphysics: Vico’s Theologia Indorum and the Gods, Ancestors, and Idols of the 16th Century K’ichee’ Mayas, Phillip Salazar

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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HOW DO FARMERS EXPERIENCE AGROECOLOGY IN RURAL COMMUNITIES OF NORTHERN ECUADOR?, Neil Michael Ayala Ayala

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El Duende: Folktale, oral history, and the construction of gendered and racialized discourses in Quito, Carolina Bucheli Penafiel

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CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION IN HIGHLAND ECUADOR: INTERSECTIONS OF GENDER, GEOGRAPHY, AND KNOWLEDGE IN FARMING COMMUNITIES, Dinka Natali Caceres Arteaga

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ECUADOR’S NEW WATER LEGAL FRAMEWORK (LORHUyA, 2014): AN ASSESSEMENT OF THE FIRST FIVE YEARS OF IMPLEMENTATION THROUGH THE LENS OF PLURINATIONALITY AND CAMPESINO’S BUEN VIVIR, Martina Nebbiai

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Critical Discourse Analysis of Human Rights Education: Defensoría del Pueblo Program in Ecuador, Monserrat Fernandez-Vela

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Climate in architecture: revision of early origins, Ursula Anna Freire Castro

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Science for All: Exploring Science Communication for Public Engagement in Culturally Diverse Scenarios in The Americas, Denisse Helena Vasquez-Guevara

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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KNOWLEDGE SHARING AS A MEANS FOR CAPACITY BUILDING IN INTERNATIONAL NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN ECUADOR, Yolanda E. Ledesma Silva

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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DRINKING OUR STORIES:FOOD SOVEREIGNTY IN ECUADOR AND AMAZONIAN RUNA RELATIONS WITH MANIOC AND GUAYUSA, Jacqueline Michelle Kramer

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Governing through Malaria: Biopolitics, Health Discourses, and Mining/Border Communities in Post-Colonial Suriname, Javier Eli Astorga

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CREATING SPACES OF THIRD GENDER IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY NEW SPAIN: REPRESENTATIONS OF GENDER IN PORTRAIT PRINTS OF MEXICAN COLONIAL NUNS, Molly Nelson

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The Right to City in Argentina: Building Capacity through Hecho en Buenos Aires, a Street Newspaper, Keira Philipp-Schnurer

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Spatial Transitions and the Political Economy in Latin America's Memorial Museums: The ex-ESMA and the Memorial Da Resistência, Julia Youngs

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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From Garbage to Gardens: Urban Agriculture in Mexico City, Edwina duBois

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Natural Resource Revolutions: Mexico and Cuba Within the Sphere of U.S. Hegemony, Joseph J. García

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Gold, Water, and Governance: the Stakes in the Santurbán Páramo Debate, Amanda Hooker

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The right to work in Argentina : job policy and economic rights in a worker cooperative, Patricia Kent

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A Tropical Flour: Manioc in the Afro-Brazilian World, 1500-1800, Joseph Leestma

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"We Know Where We Stand": Contesting and Constructing Knowledge in Nicaragua's Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemic, Sarah Leister

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Changing relationship with the land and one another in Pindoyú, Paraguay, Kathryn E. Peters

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Envisioning the Farms of the Future: In Pursuit of Sustainable Agriculture in the Rio Grande valley, Matthew Draper

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Beyond the paint and ink: ASAR Oaxaca resistance and getting up Arte Pal Pueblo, Mike L. Graham De La Rosa

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We Put Down Our Guns and Picked Up Microphones: Community Radio as a Conduit for Community Development in Guatemala, Elizabeth Halpin

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Process of definition and development of the Haitian-Dominican borderland, Carolina Bonilla Elvira

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Alternative Income Generating Opportunities: A Case Study in Mezquital, Mexico, Kristen Mattila

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Cooperatives as a Possible Answer for Women Living with Violence and Poverty on the US/Mexico Border, Nubia Restrepo Collaros

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"God Must Have Been a Feminist to Make Me": Writings from the Girls of El Hogar la Buena Esperanza, Anna Lapera

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Valor Wrought Asunder: The Mexican General Officer Corps in the U.S.-Mexican War, 1846-1847., Javier Ernesto Sanchez

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Marginality, Mayhem and Middle Class Anxieties: Imaginaries of Masculinity and Urban Violence in Contemporary Mexican and Brazilian Film, Jeremy Lehnen

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Campesino Participation in Rural Paraguay: Practical and Theoretical Challenges, Joseph J. Garcia

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From Bomb Zone to Boom Town: Real Estate Trends and Community Based Practice in Vieques, Puerto Rico, Ivis Garcia Zambrana

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The City as a Growth Machine: Reynosa, MX, Victoria Hirschberg

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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Identity Politics in Search of Community-Based Development: A Case Study of the Indigenous Movement in Costa Rica, Susanna Francesca Schaller

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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Excavating Mexican American Voices in California History: The California Testimonials, Michelle E. Morton

Theses/Dissertations from 1984

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Silver Mining and Social Conflict in Seventeenth-Century Peru: The War of the Nations in Laicacota, 1665-1667, Meredith Dunham Dodge

Theses/Dissertations from 1974

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Agrarian Reform And The Modernization Of Agriculture In Latin America: A Study Of The Mid-Twentieth Century Agrarian Reform Programs In Mexico, Bolivia, Cuba, Venezuela, Chile And Peru, Andrew J. Hogan

Theses/Dissertations from 1973

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Sacred-Secular Complementarity In Al Filo Del Agua And Pedro Paramo: An Inquiry Into Mythmaking, Floyd F. Merrell

Theses/Dissertations from 1970

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El Periodismo Paraguayo Y Su Actitud Frente A La Guerra De La Triple Alianza Y Francisco Solano LóPez., Gladis Fois Maresma

Theses/Dissertations from 1967

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Economic Integration As A Tool Of Development In Central America., Walter John Phair

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La Novela HistóRica PuertorriqueñA., Edgar Ortiz Rivera

Theses/Dissertations from 1966

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A History Of Population In The El Paso-Ciudad Juarez Area, J. Lawrence McConville

Theses/Dissertations from 1965

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The Techo de la Ballena Studies in Alienation, Jacquelyn Ketterer

Theses/Dissertations from 1964

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The Latin American Policy Of The Truman Administration, 1945-1952., Bernice Kaplan

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Summer Welles' Mediation in Cuba, 1933, Margaret Naegle