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Robert Alvarez
Graduate Student

Robert Alvarez is a Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellow and dual-degree candidate pursuing a MA in Latin American Studies and MPA. He has received funding from the Tinker Foundation and a...
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Alexander David Devoid
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Claudia Diaz- Combs

 Claudia Diaz-Combs is doing the Dual Degree program with Latin American Studies and Public Health - Environmental Health. She recieved her undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona in Environmental Science. Her research...
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Maggie Tealey Dwenger
Email: mtdwenger@email.arizona.edu
Office: Harvill 331

Graduate student and graduate assistant for the Latin American Studies program. 


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Emily Ellis
Research Assistant
Email: emilyhellis@email.arizona.edu

Emily Ellis is a dual degree student in Latin American Studies and Journalism. She graduated from Guilford College with a BA in English Literature, and has worked in Vietnam, Nicaragua, Ecuador, and Guatemala as an ESL teacher and freelance writer. Her research interests include indigenous...
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John Huerta
Email: JOHNHUERTA@email.arizona.edu
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Andrea Jimenez
I am from Colombia and I have experience working with desplaced, indigenous, and farmer communities in Huila and Caquetá, Colombia. I worked in UNDP for three and a half years and IOM for four years. I am a first year student in a M.A. in...
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Emily McIntosh
Graduate Student
Email: emilymcintosh@email.arizona.edu

Emily McIntosh is a Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellow pursuing a M.A. in Latin American Studies. Her research focuses on social movements in Oaxaca, Mexico where she plans to conduct fieldwork this summer during the ten-year anniversary of the 2006 Oaxaca Commune....
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Haley Mortez
Email: HAYLEYMORETZ@email.arizona.edu

Hayley Moretz is a graduate student pursuing dual Masters degrees in Latin American Studies and Public Health.  She graduated from Davidson College with a BA in Spanish and a pre-medicine concentration, and...
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Jacobo Xavier Ramirez
TEL: (520) 626-1617
Office: MLK Center 318

Xavi Ramírez is a Dual-Master’s candidate in Public Administration and Latin American Studies. He received a B.A. in Mexican-American Studies and Spanish and Portuguese from The University of Arizona in 2014. In the summer of 2015, he was awarded grants from the Tinker Foundation and The...
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Madeleine Sligh

Maddie is a dual degree student pursuing a J.D. with a focus in international law at the James E. Rogers College of Law concurrently with her M.A. in Latin American Studies. After graduating from Baylor University, Maddie worked for...
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Anna Louise Steeves- Reece

Anna Steeves-Reece is from Eugene, OR and attended the University of Oregon where she earned a B.A. in international studies, Spanish and Latin American...
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Madison Yuill
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