Ignacio Martín-Baró Prize Lectureship in Latin American Politics & Human Rights

Application deadline: Noon, Friday, March 15, 2019

Complete application guidelines available here

This award supports the teaching of a one-quarter undergraduate course on a major Latin American political issue or question pertaining to Human Rights in Latin America. Priority will be given to course proposals appropriate for cross-listing in Human Rights.


Doctoral students from all divisions and disciplines who have advanced to candidacy (whose dissertation proposal has been accepted) are invited to apply for a prize lectureship in Latin American Studies for 2019-20.

Application Requirements

  • Appliation form (download here)
  • Cover letter
  • Course proposal
  • Dissertation abstract
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcript
  • Letter of recommendation (emailed to Jamie directly jagentry@uchicago.edu)

Applications will be considered only if they are typed  and submitted online by the March 15 deadline.