Graduate Symposium and Field Research Grant Workshop

206-2017 Distinguished Graduate Fellow

January 27, 2017

The University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas held the first graduate symposium and field research grant workshop, and presented the winners of the 2016 Tinker Foundation and Field Grants. The workshop provided hands-on advice from faculty about how to apply for grants and turn field research into important publications. Details on the 2017 Summer Grant Competition were also provided.

Creating Identities and Marking Difference:  Culture, Politics, and History

Maria Veliz

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Global Maya: Contemporary Indigenous Visuality in Guatemala in the 21st Century

Samina Ali

Department of English
Transgressive Islamic Brownness: Disruptive Racial and Cultural Formations Within Feminist Muslim Latina and South Asian Communities

Nelson Marques

Department of History
The Administrative Legacy of Black Soldiers in the Dutch - Brazilian War, 1635-1690 

Lizard Color Palettes and Marine Management

Alexandra Puritz

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences
Performance Measures for Evaluating Management Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas in Cuba's Southern Archipelagos: A Comparative Analysis Between Punta Frances and Gardens of the Queen National Parks

Winter Beckles

Department of Biology
Signal adaptation and species divergence in the Hispaniolan bark anole, Anolis distichus 

Adolescent Reproductive Health

Kerli Kirch

School of Communication
Toward a Cultural Taxonomy on Adolescent Pregnancy in Jamaica

Soraya Mcfarlane

School of Communication
The Effectiveness of Jamaican Adolescent Pregnancy Videos 

Grant Writing Workshop and the 2017 UMIA Student Competition

Sallie Hughes

Faculty Lead, University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas 
Department of Journalism and Media Management

Eduardo Elena

Department of History

Justin Stoler

Department of Geography and Regional Studies