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Mellon Fellowship Recipiatns

The Latina/o and Mexican American Studies program is very proud to announce that two UNT students, Vanessa Ramirez and Bernardo Vargas, are the recipients of prestigious national fellowships.

Both students have been awarded a Crossing Latinidades Mellon Humanities Fellowship for the 2023-2024 academic year from the Crossing Latinidades Humanities Research Initiative. They will each be receiving a two semester and a summer term stipend totaling $30,000.

Register for Spring 2023!

Registration is open for the Spring 2023 semester. Register for LMAS classes before they are full!

See the list of courses offered for LMAS credit here.

Valerie Martinez-Ebers receives the 2022 Adaljiza Sosa-Riddell Mentor Award for Exemplary Mentoring of Latino/a Graduate Students in Political Science

We are excited to announce that Dr. Val has won this year's Adalizia Sosa-Riddell Mentor Award.

"The Adaljiza Sosa-Riddell Mentor Award is presented annually by the APSA Committee on the Status of Latinos y Latinas in the Profession to recognize the exemplary mentoring of Latino y Latina students and junior faculty each year. The award is named in honor of Adaljiza Sosa-Riddell, the first Latina to earn a PhD in political science."