Charles A. Hale Fellowship for Mexican History
About the fellowship
This fellowship will reward excellence in historical research on Mexico at the dissertation level. It will be awarded at each LASA International Congress to a Mexican graduate student in the final phase of his or her doctoral research in Mexican history, broadly defined. Selection will be based on scholarly merit, and on the candidate’s potential contribution to the advancement of humanist understanding between Mexico and its global neighbors.
Charles A Hale was a distinguished scholar, known for his research on the intellectual history of Mexican liberalism in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Throughout his career, he earned the title of historian of political thought, specializing in Mexican History. His two most significant books are "Mexican Liberalism in the Age of Mora, 1821-1853" (1968), winner of Mexico's Fray Bernardino de
The Hale family, along with LASA, established a memorial scholarship for the advanced study of Mexican history. The award is based on scholarly merit and on potential contribution to the advancement of humanist understanding between Mexico and its global neighbors.
Call for nominations
Selection will be based on scholarly merit and on the candidate’s potential contribution to the advancement of humanist understanding between Mexico and its global neighbors.
A qualified applicant must hold Mexican citizenship and be in the final phase of her/his doctoral program, that is, finished with coursework and exams but not yet granted the
To nominate a candidate, submit these materials no later than September 20, 2022 *, to the LASA Secretariat. The award will be announced at the LASA2023 Awards Ceremony, and the awardee will be publicly honored. The winner will present his/her research at a special panel during the Congress. LASA membership is not a requirement to receive the award.
* The deadline to nominate candidates for this award has been extended to November 15, 2022.
Members of the 2023 Committee
Aurora Gómes Galvarriato (chair)
El Colegio de México
Ana María Serna Rodriguez
Instituto de Investigaciones Dr. José María Luis Mora
Loyola University Chicago
AWARDEE: Martha Liliana Espinosa Tavares (Duke University)
HONORABLE MENTION: Jorge Iván Puma Crespo (University of Notre Dame)
AWARDEE: Angélica Márquez-Osuna (Harvard University)
HONORABLE MENTION: Diana Alejandra Méndez Rojas (Instituto de Investigaciones Dr. José María Luis Mora)
AWARDEE: Viridiana Hernández Fernández (University of California, Davis)
HONORABLE MENTION: Israel Rodríguez (El Colegio de México)
AWARDEE: Gerardo Sánchez Nateras (El Colegio de México)
HONORABLE MENTION: Carlos Inclán Fuentes (Yale University)
AWARDEE: Abraham Trejo Terreros (El Colegio de México)
AWARDEE: Adela Cedillo (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
HONORABLE MENTION: Marco Antonio Perez Jimenez (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
HONORABLE MENTION: Axel Solorzano de la Rosa (Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia)
AWARDEE: Abigail Campo Mares (UNAM)
AWARDEE: Carlos Alberto Ortega Gonzalez (El Colegio de México)
AWARDEE: Gema Santa Maria (New School for Social Research)
HONORABLE MENTION: Ana Maria Salazar Vázquez
AWARDEE: Diana Irina Córdoba Ramírez (El Colegio de México)
AWARDEE: Irving Reynoso (UNAM)
AWARDEE: German Vergara (University of California, Berkeley)
AWARDEE: Carlos Bravo Regidor (University of Chicago)