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Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

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Latin America and the Caribbean Study Opportunities at Syracuse University and Abroad

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Undergraduate Studies

Enroll in a major or minor in Latino-Latin American Studies to examine the culture, development, resources, history and societies of the region and the Latino/a peoples dispersed around the globe. Study the religious, historical, political and aesthetic dimensions of the Americas’ Indigenous peoples with a minor in Native American and Indigenous Studies.

Graduate Studies

Syracuse University graduate students may supplement their degree with a Latin American/Caribbean studies certificate of advanced study to specialize in the cultures, politics, history, arts and current events of the region. Students in Maxwell's international relations graduate degree program may choose the Latin America career track.

John and Mabel de Sardon and Joan de Sardon-Glass Assistantships

This award supports nationals of Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and other Andean-region countries who wish to pursue professional degrees at the Maxwell School and then return to public service in their home countries.

The de Sardon-Glass program typically provides academic tuition or a stipend to cover living expenses while in Syracuse. As part of their award responsibilities, award recipients are required to participate in one or more of the Moynihan Institute’s research programs.

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Study Abroad Programs

From the top of the Andes to the Southern Cone, the Santiago, Chile two-site semester program is your gateway to the diversity of South America.

World Partner Programs

Study social movements through the Brazil: Social Justice and Inequality program. Take Portuguese classes to better engage with the community, live with Brazilian roommates that give you an access point into local life and even travel to Salvador da Bahia for true experiential learning.

Graduate Student Research Grant Recipient

The Program on Latin America and the Caribbean awards Syracuse University graduate students up to $1,500 to support research concerning Latin America and the Caribbean. Award recipient Steven Harris will use the funds to support his research in Bridgetown, Barbados, where he hopes to gain a better understanding of how both free and enslaved communities would have navigated their social landscapes more than 200 years ago.

Steven Grant ’16 B.S. / Ph.D. Student Anthropology, Earth Sciences / Anthropology

Learn More About this Annual Grant Competition

Steven Harris
Program on Latin America and the Caribbean
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