Fellowships

Currently, the ALARI have in place a two-tier system for Post-Doctoral Fellowships on Afro-Latin American Studies:

  • Mark Claster Mamolen Fellowship

Established in honor of friend and National Advisory Board Member, the late Mark Mamolen, this fellowship brings scholars in the field of Afro-Latin American Studies to the Du Bois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center.

Please apply through the Hutchins Center Fellowship Program 

  • ALARI Fellowships

Scholars on Afro-Latin American Studies with their own funding can apply for one or two semesters-long research fellowship. We welcome proposals in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

The deadline to apply for the Academic Year 2019/2020 is January 20, 2020.

To apply, please send the following documentation to ALARI@fas.harvard.edu using "Fellowship" in the headline:

 - description of your research project (3 pages, Times New Roman 12, double space)

- CV

- proof of funding

Decisions will be made by the Selection Committe by March 31, 2020. 

Mary Hicks

Mary Hicks

Assistant Professor of Black Studies and History at Amherst College
2018-2019: Mamolen Fellow
Mary Hicks is an Assistant Professor of Black Studies and History at Amherst College, her current research examines the maritime dimensions of the African... Read more about Mary Hicks
Martine Jean

Martine Jean

Visiting Fellow at the Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) with an affiliation to the Afro-Latin American Research Institute
Martine Jean is a historian of crime and punishment 19th century Brazil. Her research probes the history of confinement and its intersection with slavery,... Read more about Martine Jean