The Nason Foundation Grant recipient for summer 2014 is Denali Wilson. Denali is pursuing a Bachelors of Arts degree with a major in History and Spanish & Economics and a supplementary major in Latin American Studies. Her project is titled : Progreso: “The Mexican-Model of Tourism” and the Transformation of a port Town. Progreso is located on the Yucatan Penninsula in Mexico.
Faculty Travel Grant Recipients for Spring 2014, $1000 each, provided by the International and Border Programs (IBP) at NMSU, for research related to Latin American and/or border region
Dr. Rani Alexander, Prof. Department of Anthropology:
Demographic Shifts and Population Moment during the Caste War (1847-1901) in Valladolid, Yucatán, México
Dr. Christopher Brown, Assc. Prof. of Geography:
Research to explore enhanced watershed management in the Tijuana River Watershed
Dr. Ana Lourdes Cardenas, Asst. Prof of Journalism and Mass Communication:
Dr. Cardena’s research centers on the role that U.S. based immigrant communities from Michoacán have had in the creation, development and expansion of vigilante or armed civilian militia groups in that Mexican state