Photo of Albert Laguna and his book cover called Diversion, Play and Popular Culture in Cuban AmericaProfessor Albert Laguna (Associate Professor of Ethnicity, Race, & Migration and of American Studies) recieved the 2020 Latin American Research Review-Pitt Best Article Award for his article “Before the Thaw: The Transnational Routes of Cuban Popular Culture.” Congratulations, Professor Laguna!

Roderick Ferguson's pictureProfessor Roderick Ferguson (Professor and Chair of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Professor of American Studies, and Affiliate Faculty in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration) is the recipient of the 2020 Kessler Award, given each year to a scholar or activist who produces a substantive body of work with significant influence on LGBTQ Studies. Congratulations, Professor Ferguson!

Image result for alondra vazquez lopez yaleAlondra Vázquez López (ER&M ’21) is one of three Yale students to receive the highly competitive and prestigious Rhodes Scholarship in 2020. Rhodes Scholarships fully fund up to three years of graduate study at the University of Oxford in England. Alondra will be pursuing a Master of Science in both migration studies and refugee and forced migration studies at Oxford next year. Congratulations, Alondra! 

Jose Garcia José E. Garcia (ER&M ’22) receives the 2020 Y-Work Award created by Yale College Dean’s Office to recognize undergraduate students whose dedication to their on-campus jobs has had a positive impact on the Yale community. José’s contributions to Ethnicity, Race, and Migration have been extraordinary, and his dedication to the program and the ER&M community deserve special recognition. ¡Felicidades, José! We are very grateful for you.

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