Monica Orozco Prize

Monica Orozco

Monica Orozco

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.


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.”

No Award

Cheryl Frei, “Representing Argentina’s Invisible Indigenous: Commemorations, Collective Memory, and the Power of Public Space.”

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