Grants, Awards, Professional Development

GRANTS & AWARDS

  • Lawrence University Mellon Foundation Inclusive Pedagogies Course Modification Proposal. $5,000.00. 2018.
  • Lawrence University Summer Research Grant. Translation into English of Domingo F. Sarmiento’s Argirópolis. Summer 2016, summer 2017.
  • Lawrence University Professional Development Grant to support attendance at the NCCLA Conference “Ties that Bind: Latin American Studies in a Global World” in La Crosse, Wisconsin. November 2016.
  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Grant to fund research and teaching in Buenos Aires and Mendoza, Argentina. Summer 2016.
  • Lawrence University Professional Development Travel Grant. To conduct research in Buenos Aires, Argentina. August-September, 2016.
  • Lawrence University Professional Development Travel Grant and Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Grant to present a paper at the 2015 North Central Council of Latin Americanists (NCCLA) Conference “Immigration, Emigration, Exile, and Return.” Carroll University. Waukesha, WI. September 24-26, 2015.
  • Fulbright Senior Specialist. U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) & the Institute of International Education’s Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES). June 2015-2020.
  • Latino Americans. 500 Years of History. National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA). “The Common Good: Humanities in the Public Square” initiative. June 2015.
  • Lawrence University Summer Research Grant. Translation into English of Domingo F. Sarmiento’s Argirópolis. Summer 2015.
  • Lawrence University Professional Development Travel Grant. To present a paper at the 2014 Midwest Modern Languages Association (MMLA) Conference.  November 2014.
  • Foreign Language Coalition (FLC) at Lawrence University. To conduct research in Buenos Aires, Argentina. August 21-September 9, 2014.
  • Lawrence University Professional Development Travel Grant. To conduct research in Buenos Aires, Argentina. August 21-September 9, 2014.
  • ACM Introducing Change: Introductory Courses and the Nature of Faculty Work. Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM). Minneapolis, MN February 8-10, 2013 & Chicago, IL. March 6-8, 2014.
  • Lawrence University Professional Development Travel Grant and Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Grant to present a paper at the Seventeenth Annual Conference of the Japan Studies Association. San Francisco, CA. January 6-8, 2011.
  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Grant to fund research on border literatures in Mendoza, Argentina. Summer 2009.
  • Lawrence University Professional Development Travel Allowance to fund research on border literatures in Mendoza, Argentina. Summer 2009.
  • Lawrence University Professional Development Travel Allowance to present two papers at the XIII Congreso FIEALC (Federación Internacional de Estudios sobre América Latina y el Caribe). “América Latina-Caribe y Asia-Pacífico en el siglo XXI.” Macau, China. September 25-28, 2007.
  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Grant to present two papers at the XIII Congreso FIEALC. “América Latina-Caribe y Asia-Pacífico en el siglo XXI.” Macau, China. September 25-28, 2007.
  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Grant to fund guest speaker Dr. Thomas Walker. “International Electoral Observation: A tool for Democratization and Peace in Latin America.” Lawrence University, May 7, 2007.
  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Grant to fund guest speaker Dr. Gonzalo Paz. “Latin America and China:  Dangerous Relations?” Lawrence University, May 22, 2006.
  • Mellon Course Development Grant to support work on Spanish 521 “Survey of Latin American Literature II” for the fulfillment of the Speaking-Intensive General Education Requirement at Lawrence University.  Summer 2006.
  • Lawrence University Professional Development Travel Allowance. Summer 2006.
  • Stone Center for Latin American Studies Grant “Reconceptualizing Latin America” Project. Tulane University. New Orleans. Spring 2005.
  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Grant to present at the “Crossing Borders: U.S./Latin American Relations in the early 21st Century” Conference. The University of San Francisco. San Francisco, CA. March 2-4, 2005.
  • Mellon Course Development Grant to support work on Spanish 576 “Latin American Visual Art” for the Speaking-Intensive and Global Diversity General Education Requirements at Lawrence University. Summer 2005.
  • Fulbright Scholar Program Fellowship. Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES). Visiting Lecturer at Universidad Nacional de Cuyo. Mendoza, Argentina. July-September 2004.
  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Travel Grant to conduct research trip to Argentina and Chile. November 2003.
  • Participant. Global Partners in Higher Education Grant. Lawrence University. April 9-11, 2003.
  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Grant to fund guest speaker Dr. Carlos Von Son. “Mexican Diaspora Writings.” Lawrence University, Feb. 18, 2003.
  • Mellon Course Development Grant to support work on Spanish 410 “Current Events in Latin America” for the Global Diversity General Education Requirement at Lawrence University. Summer 2003.
  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Grant to fund guest speaker Dr. Carlos Stoetzer. “The Organization of American States (OAS) as an Instrument of Regional Security.” Lawrence University, November 12, 2002.
  • Mellon Course Development Grant to support work on Spanish 315 “Advanced Composition and Conversation” for the Speaking-Intensive General Education Requirement at Lawrence University. Summer 2002.
  • Excellence in Humanities Award. To support scholarly work with students. Lawrence University. May 2002.
  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Grant to fund guest speaker Dr. Thomas W. Walker “Latin America in the Talons of the Eagle: Reflections of a Grumpy, Old Academic.” Lawrence University, March 2002.
  • Mellon Course Development Grant to support work on Spanish 400 “Latin American Civilization and Culture” for the Global Diversity General Education Requirement at Lawrence University. Summer 2001.
  • Mellon Course Development Grant to support work on Spanish 521Survey of Latin American Literature II” for the Global Diversity General Education Requirement at Lawrence University. Summer 2001.
  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS). University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. Travel Grant for CLACS Regional Faculty Associates for new course development. October 2001.
  • Newberry Grant. Newberry Library. Chicago, IL. November 10-12, 2000.
  • Mednick Fellowships Grant. Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, Richmond, VA. Research Project: “Assembled Autobiography: A Multidisciplinary Project.” 1999.
  • “James A. Huston Excellence in Scholarship Award.” The University of Lynchburg. Lynchburg, VA. May 1998.
  • Mednick Fellowships Grant. Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, Richmond, VA. Research Project: “Gender, Memory, and History in the Works of Contemporary Argentinean Women Writers.” 1994.
  • Fellow National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Seminar for College Teachers. Structuralism AfterPost-Structuralism; Author, Text, and Context in Lorca, Dalí, and Buñuel. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. Director: Dr. Javier Herrero. Summer 1990.
  • Andrew W. Mellon Pre-doctoral Fellowship. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. 1988.
  • Tinker Research Grant. Center for Latin American Studies. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. 1988.
  • Cornell University Summer Fellowship. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Summer 1987.
  • Fulbright Scholarship for Travel Expenses. Buenos Aires, Argentina. January 1985.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • ACM Learning in Study Abroad: Reading & Scoring Session Reader. March 6, 2014.
  • Participant Colonial/Postcolonial Study Tour. Visit to China (Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Macau), Taiwan (Taipei) Japan (Narita) and Vietnam (Hanoi and Hue). Lawrence University. June 2005.
  • IES La Plata Familiarization Trip. Travel to Argentina to visit study abroad programs in La Plata and Buenos Aires. November 11-17, 2001.
  • Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) Urban Studies Program  Conference: “Globalization and Urban Life: Chicago Realities and Responses.”Chicago, IL.  April 20-22, 2001.
  • Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) DuPont Faculty Technology Initiative. Summer Workshop for Faculty in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures. “Virtualia: Reproducing Culture and Language Online.” University of Richmond. Richmond, VA. August 9-11, 1999.
  • American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Colloquium “Alternatives in Foreign Language Teaching: Responding to New Needs.” Brookings Institute. Washington, D.C. Feb. 9, 1998.
  • Culpeper Workshop “Using the World‑Wide Web for Course Development.” Randolph-Macon Women’s College. Lynchburg, VA.  January, 1998.
  • American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Colloquium “Technology and Foreign Language Learning: Defining the Terms, Confronting the Issues.” Brookings Institute. Washington, D.C. June 16, 1997.
  • American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Conference “Rethinking the Purposes and Practices of Foreign Language Education.” Charleston, SC.  March 14 – 15, 1997.
  • American Association of Higher Education (AAHE).Virginia Foundation of Independent Colleges (VFIC) Conference on Teaching, Learning, and Technology Roundtable (TLTR). Randolph-Macon College. Ashland, VA.  February 21 – 22, 1997.
  • Jessie Ball DuPont Fund. “Managing Diversity for the 21st Century.” The Aspen Institute, Wye Center, MD. June, 1995.
  • Participant. Council of International Programs (C.I.P.).Long Island, NY. Summer 1988.
  • Legal Internship at Nassau-Suffolk Law Services, Suffolk County, NY. Summer 1988.
  • Legal Internship at Suffolk County Legislature. Research Assistant. Long Island, NY. Summer 1988.
  • Lawyer. Private Practice of Law in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1983-84.