2015 Tinker Field Research Grant Awardees

Maria Barbero
Immigrant Youth in the U.S and Argentina: Legal Structures and Discourses of Belonging
Area of Study: Global and Sociocultural Studies

Catherine Bravo
Chlorophyll Fluorescence Analysis to understand plant stress and the impacts of climate change on tropical plants in Amacayacu National Natural Park, Colombia
Area of Study: Biology

Belen Fadrique
The Role of Gaps in Facilitating Upslope Plant Migration in the Peruvian Andes
Area of Study: Biology

Leonardo Falcon
The Inquisition in Cuba- Researching National Archives found in Mexico and Chile
Area of Study: History

Jonathan Flikinger
Botanical research on the Systematics of Plumeria (Apocynaceae) in the Dominican Republic
Area of Study: Biology

Abby Gondek
The Ethnographic trajectory of Ruth Landes in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
Area of Study: Global and Sociocultural Studies

Jason Howard
Understanding the effect of Environmental Change on Marine Decomposition and CO2 Emissions- of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Area of Study: Biology

Mark Ladd
The Role of Temperature and Human Impacts on Coral Predation in Boca del Toro, Panama
Area of Study: Biology

Caroline McCulloch
The Impact of PetroCaribe on Regional Political and Economic Stability in Venezuela and Haiti
Area of Study: International Relations

Kathleen McInvale
Peruvian Parents' Perception about Physical Activity and its Role in their Pre-School Aged Children
Area of Study: Public Health

Barbara Pazos
Multi-functional Landscapes and Biodiversity Conservation in the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca, Mexico
Area of Study: Environmental Studies

Ricardo Pelegrin
Lawyers, State and Society in Cuba, c.1870-1930- Researching National Historic Archives in Mexico
Area of Study: History

Timothy Perez
Understanding the Effect of Phenotypic Plasticity on Plant Distribution in Kosñipata, Peru
Area of Study: Biology

David Robles
Water Scarcity and Water Solutions in Wayuu Territory, Colombia
Area of Study: Global and Sociocultural Studies

Ivan Rodriguez
Spatiotemporal dynamics of antipredator responses of schooling fish under Sailfish attack in Cancun, Mexico
Area of Study: Biology

Jessica Sanchez
Understanding of Diet Evolution of Herbivores in Aquatic Systems in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Area of Study: Biology

Harvey Schoonover
Analysis of Post-Neoliberal and Neoconstructuralist Tendencies in Economic Forums of Argentina and Ecuador
Area of Study: International Relations

Andrew Shantz
The Impact of Pollution on Panamanian Coral Reefs Along the Pacific Coast of Panama
Area of Study: Biology

James Stroud
Resource Partitioning of Two Ecologically Similar but Evolutionary Independent Non-native Lizard Species in Limon, Costa Rica
Area of Study: Biology

Nicholas Terradas
Ordered Anarchy: South America as a Society of States. Researching National Historic Archives in Argentina and Uruguay
Area of Study: International Relations