Georgetown Engages Latin America
With its academic strengths, Washington, D.C., location, Jesuit values, and regional networks, Georgetown is a leading U.S. university engaged in Latin America. Faculty and students across research and teaching programs engage critical challenges facing the region, including economic growth and innovation, governance and the rule of law, social and cultural cohesion, and hemispheric relations.
President DeGioia awarded the Patrick Healy Award 2018 to LALP executive director Professor Ricardo Ernst during this year's John Carroll Weekend in Seattle on April 14, 2018. Congratulations and thank you, Professor Ernst, for your leadership!
The graduation took place at the Riggs Library last March 29. Thirty-four participants from 19 countries graduated from this 10-week program that empowers emerging leaders to become agents of change in Latin America. Welcome to the GCL Network!
Read the most recent issue of the Journal of Globalization, Competitiveness and Governability (GGG) on the governability of Latin American countries, edited by Professor Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J., and our very own executive director Prof. Ernst.
Carlos Aramayo (SCS’19) is the cofounder and fundraising director of the Fuller Center for Housing Bolivia, a nonprofit organization that builds low-cost homes for those most in need in Bolivia.
Smolansky’s efforts for the defense of democracy and human rights have inspired many in Venezuela and around the world. They are a clear example of GCL's mission to generate positive change with a multiplier effect in the region.
Georgetown University is happy to welcome 34 young leaders from 19 Ibero-American countries to the 2018 Global Competitiveness Leadership Program (GCL).
Professor Kevin Healy of the Center for Latin American Studies presented at Tinkuy 2017, an international traditional textile conference held in Cuzco, Peru.
Professor Adam Lifshey of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese was named a recipient of the 2017 Provost’s Distinguished Research Award for his work on Spanish-language literature in West Africa and Southeast Asia.
The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) and Fulbright Brasil co-hosted an event in November on “Challenges to democracy in Brazil and the United States: A collaborative and comparative analysis,” which featured two renowned experts Drs. Abraham…