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Undergrad Minor Ph.D. Minor Spring '18 Courses Cross-Listed Courses Why Latino Studies?

Latino Studies Dissertation Fellows

Disseratation Title
Silvia Roca-Martinez

From the Private to the Public: Gender, Nation, and Counter-Memory in Memoirs of 20th Century Women Writers from the Hispanic World

Rebecca Ronquest

An Acoustic Analysis of Heritage Spanish Vowels

Lori Hall-Araujo

Imagining Carmen Miranda, Imagining the Latina             

Melissa Quintela

The Power of Youth in an Emerging Latino Community

2012-13 Latino Studies
Dissertation Year Fellowship

To download application click here. To download application, click here.

The Latino Studies Program is accepting applications for a Dissertation Year Fellowship for 2012-13. The fellowship includes a stipend of $18,000 and student health insurance coverage. It does not include a fee remission. The award will enable a doctoral candidate to engage in focused work leading to the completion of a Ph.D. dissertation. During the fellowship year, the student is expected to devote full time to dissertation work and to participate in the Latino Studies Programís scholarly activities.

Application procedure: To be eligible, applicants must be taking their doctoral degree within the College of Arts & Sciences and must be formally advanced to candidacy by July 31, 2012. Preference will be given to projects which enrich knowledge about Latino populations residing in the United States; projects which involve transnational populations or frameworks are also acceptable.

Application materials include: curriculum vitae; transcripts; dissertation prospectus; two letters of recommendation (one of which must be from the dissertation advisor). Letters of recommendation must be sent directly from the recommender or from the studentís placement coordinator. Application forms are available at

Friday, February 24, 2012

Materials may be submitted as email attachments or in hard copy to:
Micaela Richter,
Latino Studies Program
814 East Third Street
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405-3657
(812) 856-1795

Required Application Components

  1. Completed application cover sheet (2 pages): to download Microsoft Word document, click HERE
  2. Copy of IU academic transcript: Unofficial copies are acceptable.  Transcripts from previous academic institutions are not required.
  3. Dissertation Prospectus (No more than five pages).
  4. Two letters of recommendation Letters of recommendation must be sent directly from the recommender or the studentís placement coordinator.