John Carlos Castillo Marquez
- Brazil and Latin America
- Comparative Race and Ethnicity
- Portuguese Empire
- Cinema and Memory
I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Latin American history with expertise in colonial Brazil. My research and teaching interests include the history of slavery, race, and empire in Latin American and global contexts.
During this academic year (2018-2019) I am excited to be a graduate fellow with the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH) under the theme of "Race Work."
- B.A. History, Cal State Long Beach, 2009
- M.A. American Studies, Cal State Fullerton, 2012
- Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2016-2017
- Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities
- Lemann Graduate Fellowship, Spring 2016
- Tinker Fellowship (Center for Latin American Studies), Summer 2014
- Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (Portuguese), 2017-2018
- Graduate College Dissertation Travel Grant (UIUC), Summer 2017
- Graduate Student Professional Development Fellowship (research at the Lilly Library at Indiana University), Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (UIUC), Summer 2017
- James R. Scobie Award for Pre-Dissertation Research (Conference on Latin American History), Summer 2014.
- Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (Portuguese), 2013-2014
- Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Summer 2014