Monica Orozco Prize
Dr. Monica Orozco, who earned her PhD in Latin American history from UCSB in 1999, is Director of the Santa Barbara Mission Archive-Library. She established this award in 2011 to recognize the best paper on a historical subject in Latin American history produced by a graduate student in History or Latin American and Iberian Studies with a strong preference for pre-20th century Latin American topics.
Mario Tumen, “Decolonizing Taxation: Indigenous Peasants and the Civil War of 1895 in Peru”
Kevin Breu, “The AIDs Crisis in Brazil, Argentina, Haiti and Cuba, Differing Approaches Between 1980 and 2000.
Doug Genens, “A Comparative Study of 19th-century Independence Struggles in Haiti, Brazil, and Cuba.”
Cheryl Frei, “Representing Argentina’s Invisible Indigenous: Commemorations, Collective Memory, and the Power of Public Space.”