Laspau is proud to be at the center of a network for over 18,000 individuals across the Americas who have participated in programs with us over the past 50 years. These individuals are advancing their fields of study, connecting research and higher education throughout the region and sharing the knowledge they have gained in Laspau-administered programs.
Fulbright Scholar Dr. Jacques Clerville Is Applying Epidemiology To Improve Haiti’s Public Health System
Dr. Jacques Clerville is a former Fulbright scholar and Haitian primary care physician, with a master of public health in
Natalia Murillo-Quirós is Professor of Physics at the Tecnológico de Costa Rica.
Fulbright scholar Juan Sebastian Betancourt Chaparro is changing the world for people with disabilities through his pioneering work. He earned
Fulbright Scholar Jorge Caraballo of Colombia is studying Digital Journalism at Northeastern University.
João Seixas de Medeiros is a Ciências sem Fronteiras scholar and a PhD candidate currently studying ocean engineering at MIT. His most recent project focuses on unconventional ship design and wave energy extraction.
Desmond Campbell is a former OAS scholar, and a graduate of Hamline University where he earned a master’s degree in
Jose Everado Rivera Bonilla (Ever, as called by family & friends) is a Fulbright scholar with a degree in Political Science – International Relations from New York University (NYU). Today Rivera Bonilla is Provost of Escuela Superior de Economia y Negocios (ESEN) in his home country of El Salvador.
Alejandro Salazar-Villegas is a Fulbright scholar currently studying biological sciences at Purdue University. His research focuses on understanding how microbes influence global climate via soil respiration and their responses to climate change.
Michelle Wauchope-Thompson is an Organization of American States Scholar from Jamaica who is pursuing a PhD through the Global Institute
Camila Martinez is a Fulbright scholar from Colombia. She is pursuing a doctoral program in Paleobotany at Cornell University where she researches the fossil record of plants.
Fabio Garcia Reis is a founding member of the STHEM Consortium in Brazil which works to incorporate academic innovation into participants’ classrooms throughout public and private universities in Brazil.