International Studies & Programs

2017 Recipients

MSU graduate students received the CLACS Graduate Student Research Grant for their projects related to Latin America and the Caribbean.


betts-inline.jpgJoel Betts is a graduate student in fisheries and wildlife.  He will conduct research in Nicaragua for a project tentatively titled, "Combined Effects of the Agricultural Frontier and Hurricane Otto on River Resources in the Rama-Kriol Territory, Southeast Nicaragua."

carneiro-inline.jpgPaulo Carneiro is a doctoral student in comparative medicine and integrative biology.  He will examine the status of the Mycobacterium bovis and the interrelation with the human health in Amazonas State, Brazil.  

n-Ocampo Diaz-inline.jpgNatalia Ocampo-Diaz is a graduate student in community sustainability.  She will research Afro-Colombian community councils in the Colombian Pacific Region.

n-paredes-inline.jpgNerli Paredes is a graduate student in anthropology.  She will study the Zapotec language in Oaxaca, Mexico.