Garcia wins Nathan Whetten Fellowship

Yazmin Garcia Trejo, a POLS graduate student, is the 2012 winner of the Nathan Whetten Fellowship, awarded through the University of Connecticut Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies. The fellowship was inaugurated to honor the memory of Nathan Whetten, first Dean of the Graduate School and an eminent rural sociologist. Awarded annually, the fellowship is made to the most outstanding doctoral student in any discipline with a concentration in Latin American studies. Yazmin’s dissertation focuses on explaining the gender gap in political knowledge in Mexico, and has broad implications for scholarly and public policy debates throughout the region and beyond. Her advisors include Profs. Peter Kingstone, Matthew Singer, and Shareen Hertel. Congratulations, Yazmin!

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2 Responses to Garcia wins Nathan Whetten Fellowship

  1. Alicia says:

    Im so proud of YAZMIN!!!! FELCIDADES AMIGA!!

  2. Danis says:

    We are really proud of you, Yazmin. Los Danis y Sofía.

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