A huge congratulations goes out to Dr. Cristina Rojas, Director of Carleton’s Institute of Political Economy and Professor of Political Science. Dr. Rojas is being honored for her distinguished contribution to the Canadian Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies/l’Association canadienne d’études latino-américaines et des Caraïbes (CALACS) and to attain the goals and ideals that it represents.

Cristina was unanimously selected as the recipient of the Association’s 2019 Distinguished Fellow Award. The Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS) confers this distinction to individual members who have made an outstanding contribution to the Association and whose actions have contributed to furthering its Vision and Mission.

Cristina will receive the award in a special ceremony at the CALACS conference in Toronto, May 10-12, 2019.  The conference has also organized a special panel “Imagining Citizenship” in Honour of Cristina.