The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


Fellowships available from the The Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

The Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies is pleased to offer two Graduate Student Fellowships available for the 2014 ‐ 2015 Academic Year, in the amount of $15,000 each. Fellows will be expected to work approximately 10‐12 hours per week during the Fall and Spring semesters, and are encouraged to take advantage of the office space and the supportive academic environment among fellow graduate students.

The Fellow must be a full time student at the Graduate Center. His/ Her primary responsibilities will be to produce Latino Data Project reports along with other duties as requested by the Director. Sophisticated proficiency of SPSS and Excel is required, as well as experience working with quantitative data analysis. Training in studying Latin America and/or Latino experiences from a social scientific framework, and experience in helping carry out research projects is highly desirable.

Interested candidates should submit the following in one PDF file:

  • Cover letter (including name, department of study, academic level, email address, and brief description of SPSS proficiency and experience working with quantitative data);
  • CV;
  • Writing Sample (the candidate should be the first, if not sole, author on the writing sample. It is recommended that the writing sample demonstrate the candidate’s quantitative and written communication skills).

Please submit this and/or any inquiries to Mila Burns at We hope to fill the position no later than September 15th. We recommend submitting the application as soon as possible.


CLACLS was inaugurated in October 2001 with the support of a broad cross section of Latin American and Latino‐studies faculty specialists representing academic disciplines in the arts, social sciences, and humanities from every CUNY college. CLACLS has worked to promote the study and understanding of Latin American and Caribbean cultures and the communities established in the United States by peoples from this vast and extraordinarily diverse region with a special focus on the New York City metropolitan area.

Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) CUNY Graduate Center

365 Fifth Avenue, Room 5419, New York, NY 10016

Phone: (212) 817‐8438 – Website: