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PhD in Latin American Studies

Centre of Latin American Studies

 
CLAS PhDs Joey Whitfield, Cherilyn Elston and Geoffrey Maguire

Current PhD Students at the Centre of Latin American Studies

An asterisk * ​denotes a student registered in the Spanish and Portuguese Section who is also a member of the Centre of Latin American Studies, via the Latin American Cultural Studies Consortium.

Victoria Adams*

Research Topic: Material virtuality: The role of the virtual in the production of cultural-historical spatial imaginaries in Brazil
Supervisor: Dr Maite Conde
Email: vja27@cam.ac.uk

Diego Azurdia*

Research Topic: The history of the sublime and the sublime as history in Latin America
Supervisor: Dr Rory O'Bryen
Email: dra35@cam.ac.uk

Viviane Carvalho da Annunciação​ *

Research Topic: Misplaced Ideas: the Contradiction of Science in Machado de Assis
Supervisor: Dr Rodrigo Cacho
E-mail: vc318@cam.ac.uk

Anna Corrigan

Research Topic: The relationship between photography and politics in the Southern Cone
Supervisor: Dr Joanna Page
E-mail: ac919@cam.ac.uk

María Fernanda Domínguez-Londoño*

Research Topic: The new sun worshippers: photography, print culture and extractivism in the American hemisphere between 1839 and 1859
Supervisor: Dr Rory O'Bryen

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
E-mail: al995@cam.ac.uk

Lila Gaudêncio

Research Topic: Community banks and social currencies in Brazil
Supervisor: Dr Graham Denyer Willis
E-mail: ldg30@cam.ac.uk

Helen Glaisher-Hernández *

Research Topic: Postcolonialism and cultural identity in twentieth-century Latin American classical music
Supervisor: Dr Geoffrey Kantaris
Email: hg227@cam.ac.uk

Jessica Hagley*

Research Topic: ‘De tantas veras y verdades’: Rhetorical Visions of Conquest in the Epic Poetry of the New World
Supervisor: Dr Rodrigo Cacho
Email: jdh76@cam.ac.uk

Nathan Huanacune

Research topic: The Andean world of welfare colonialism: social policy and ethnic boundaries in Peru
Supervisor: Dr Pedro Mendes Loureiro  
Email: nh549@cam.ac.uk

William Huddleston*

Research Topic: Uruguayan Football: an Investigation into Identity, Nationality, Modernity and Globalisation
Supervisor: Dr Maite Conde

Rosanna Hunt*

Research Topic: State imaginaries in Peruvian and Colombian conflict narratives
Supervisor: Dr Rory O'Bryen
​email: ​rh649@cam.ac.uk

Ana Lucía Martínez*

Research Topic: The emergence of the invisible: Rethinking materialities, vestiges and landscapes in 20th and 21st centuries Latin American poetry and visual arts
Supervisor: Dr Rory O'Bryen

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

Ben Quarshie *

Research Topic: Transnational Afro-descendant cultural identity in Latin American and Caribbean music and literature
Supervisor: Dr Rory O'Bryen
E-mail: bq201@cam.ac.uk

Leslie Ramos *

Research Topic:  Art from Latin America in the Venice Biennale since 1980
Supervisor: Dr Geoffrey Kantaris
Email: lr476@cam.ac.uk

Carlyn Rodgers

Research Topic: The NGOization of Pro-Black Activism in Urban Brazil: An Investigation of Agency in the Relationship Between Brazilian Pro-Black Activists and International Nongovernmental Organizations
Supervisor: Dr. Mónica Moreno Figueroa
Email: crr38@cam.ac.uk

Beatriz Santos Bareto

Research Topic: LGBTQ movements in Argentina and Brazil: a queer analysis of collective identities, dilemmas, strategies, and results. 
Supervisor: Dr Pedro Mendes Loureiro
Email: bs656@cam.ac.uk

Jessica Sequeira

Research Topic: Literary relations between Latin America and South Asia, with a focus on India
Supervisor: Dr Joanna Page
Email: js875@cam.ac.uk

Rafael Shimabukuro

​Research Topic: Radical political economy, political theory, historical materialism and Latin American politics
Supervisor: Dr Pedro Mendes Loureiro
Email: ras242@cam.ac.uk

Leo Temple*

Research Topic: Mytho-Technical Syncretism and the Economies of Scale in “Modernista” Latin American Poetics
Supervisor: Dr Geoffrey Kantaris
Email: lsmt27@cam.ac.uk

Elizabeth Vargas*

Research Topic: Conceptualization of narratives that construct and/or de-construct categories that define African spaces, bodies, and voices
Supervisor: Dr Geoffrey Kantaris 
email: ev287@cam.ac.uk

Oliver Wilson-Nunn

Research Topic: Incarceration in Twentieth-Century Argentine Visual Culture
Supervisor: Dr Joanna Page
​email: ojw33@cam.ac.uk