CLAUDIO A HOLZNER

Curriculum Vitae

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  • Director, Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS)
  • Associate Professor, Political Science Department

Biography

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, CARLETON COLLEGE
  • Master of Arts, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN ANN ARB
  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of Michigan

Honors & Awards

  • Grants and matching funds totaling $100,000 over 5 years to fund Scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Utah. IME-Becas Grants, Government of Mexico, 09/2013
  • Academic Writing Residency a the Bellagio Center, Bellagio Italy, Rockefeller Foundation. Rockefeller Foundation, 10/2012
  • Grant ($168,000) to enhance Brazilian Studies, Foreign Language instruction, and international content across departments and colleges. Department of Education Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) Program , 08/2012
  • Grant to fund a speaker series and exhibition of Aztec codices to launch Nahuatl studies (with Rebecca Horn). Dee Grant Award, University of Utah, 05/2012
  • Grant to develop instruction in beginning Nahuatl (with Rebecca Horn). University of Utah Teaching Grants, 03/2012
  • Award for creative use and mentoring of Graduate Student Instructors. University Teaching Assistanship (UTA) Award, 05/2011
  • Nominated for the Early Career Teaching Award. University of Utah Teaching Committee, 01/2010
  • Grant to sponsor speakers, photographic exhibits, and events related to Mexican history, politics and society. Dee Grant Award, 01/2010
  • Faculty Fellow Award. University of Utah Research Committee, 2009
  • Semi-Finalist for the CSBS Superior Teaching Award. CSBS, 2009
  • Co-PI on $238,000 grant to study immigrant incorporation in new destinations. Russell Sage Foundation, 07/2008

In the Media

Languages

  • German, functional.
  • Italian, fluent.
  • Spanish, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Cuba
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Mexico
  • United States of America

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