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 

  • Visiting Research Associate at ALARI 

Scholars with earned PhD 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 2020-2021 is January 24, 2021.

To apply, please send the following documentation to ALARI@fas.harvard.edu using "Research Associate" 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, 2021. 

Current Fellows

Rosemary Feal

Rosemary Feal

ALARI Resident Scholar
Rosemary G. Feal is Executive Director Emerita of the Modern Language Association, which she led from 2002 to 2017, and Professor Emerita of Spanish at the... Read more about Rosemary Feal
Bernd Reiter

Bernd Reiter

Fall 2020 ALARI Research Associate
Professor, University of South Florida
Director, Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean
Currently affiliated to Texas Tech University, the objective of his stay at ALARI is to create a compendium of the state of the art of Afro-Latin American... Read more about Bernd Reiter
Nohora Arrieta

Nohora Arrieta Fernandez

2020-2021 ALARI Research Associate
PhD Candidate in Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies, Georgetown University
CLS/Mellon Dissertation Completion fellow (2020-2021)
Nohora A. Arrieta Fernandez is a PhD candidate at Georgetown University and a ACLS/Mellon Dissertation Completion fellow (2020-2021). Her dissertation project... Read more about Nohora Arrieta Fernandez