International Studies & Programs

2017 Recipients

MSU graduate students received the CLACS Graduate Student Research Grant for their projects related to Latin America and the Caribbean.



joel with fish sbs.jpgJoel Betts
is a graduate student in fisheries and wildlife.  He conducted research in Nicaragua for a project tentatively titled, "Combined Effects of the Agricultural Frontier and Hurricane Otto on River Resources in the Rama-Kriol Territory, Southeast Nicaragua."


paulo sepror sbs.jpgPaulo Carneiro
is a doctoral student in comparative medicine and integrative biology.  He examined the status of the Mycobacterium bovis and the interrelation with the human health in Amazonas State, Brazil.  


ocampo-field-sbs.jpgNatalia Ocampo-Diaz
is a graduate student in community sustainability.  She will research Afro-Colombian community councils in the Colombian Pacific Region.

n-paredes-inline.jpgNerli Paredes is a graduate student in anthropology.  She will study the Zapotec language in Oaxaca, Mexico.