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Centre of Latin American Studies


Current PhD Students at the Centre of Latin American Studies

Click here for Latin American Studies Consortium Students at SpanPort (MMLL)

Maria Victoria Cogorno

Research topic: Literature and history of Nation-building in Argentina, from the perspective of biopolitics
Supervisor: Dr Carlos Fonseca

Karen Domínguez Mendoza

Research Topic: : The economic trajectories of Black aesthetics: The role of Afro-hair care entrepreneurship in the anti-racist movement in Colombia
Supervisor: Dr Mónica Moreno Figueroa

Ange La Furcia

Research Topic: Sea antics: A Caribbean Case Study of care, body and emotional labour in Beauty Salons
Supervisor: Dr Mónica Moreno Figueroa

Lila Gaudêncio

Research Topic: Community banks and social currencies in Brazil
Supervisor: Dr Graham Denyer Willis

Nathan Huanacune

Research topic: The Andean world of welfare colonialism: social policy and ethnic boundaries in Peru
Supervisor: Dr Pedro Mendes Loureiro  

Daniela Meneses Sala

Research Topic: Contemporary Peruvian Feminism: A Queer Photographic Archive of Feelings
Supervisor: Dr Geoffrey Maguire

Andrea Morales-Loucil

Research Topic: Calamitous Genes: Conceptualizing Race, Nation, and Dissent the Spanish Caribbean, 1815-1898
Supervisor: Dr Rory O'Bryen

Ana Lucía Pelaez Echeverría

Research Topic: How social media has impacted the articulation of indigenous resistance movements against hydropower companies in Guatemala
Supervisor: Dr Pedro Mendes Loureiro

Beatriz Santos Bareto 

Inner dilemmas of LGBTQ+ movements in Brazil: a queer intersectional approach
Supervisor: Dr Pedro Mendes Loureiro

Rafael Shimabukuro

​Research Topic: Radical political economy, political theory, historical materialism and Latin American politics
Supervisor: Dr Pedro Mendes Loureiro

Axelle Tisseau

​Research Topic: French Colonial exiles from St Domingue -both free and enslaved- in the early 19th century
Supervisor: Dr. Hank Gonzalez

Ana María Villaveces Galofre

Research Topic: Contemporary horror novels written by Latin American women authors 
Supervisor: Dr Rory O'Bryen