Visiting Graduate Students 2009-2010
UCLA provides housing, airfare, living expenses, and class fees for students in Latin America to take course on Korean humanities that are not offered in their countries.
Published: Monday, March 08, 2010
Juan Ignacio Diaz, Argentina
- Bachelor in Political Science and International Relations (Catholic University of La Plata, Argentina)
- Master of Arts in International Relations (International University of Andalusia, Spain)
- Researcher at the Center for Korean Studies (CECOR) of the Institute of International Relations, National University of La Plata, Argentina.
- Interested field in Korea: Integration and reunification process in the Korean Peninsula. Diplomatic relations and policies between North and South Korea. Power location of Korea in the East Asian region.
Flavia Andrea Giuliano, Argentina
- Audiovisual Communicator
- Member of CECOR (Center of Korean Studies) University of La Plata
- Interested in South Korean Culture and principally South Korean Cinema for the lack of tools that address the social and cultural issue that pervades the art.
- Research on censorship in South Korean Cinema for a higher degree (a bachelor) in Planning and Investigation Cinematographic for Faculty of Bellas Artes, University of La Plata
Jessie So Young Lee, Brazil
- Recent graduate from University of Sao Paulo (Bachelor’s degree in International Relations)
- Research interest: Korean history, politics, immigration, culture, folklore, and cinema
Renato Ferreira Leitao Azevedo, Brazil
- Researcher at Korean Studies Group - University of Sao Paulo (USP)
- Collaborative Professor - Accounting Information Systems.
- Master Degree - Accounting Education.
- UCLA 2008 Small Research Project Grant - A Comparative Analysis of the Development of Internet-Based Tools Supporting Korean Language Learning in Latin America and South Korea
- Research Interest: Internet-Based Tools Supporting Korean Language Learning, eLearning, Human Resource Development, Career Development, Korean Culture and Korean Cinema.
Bernardita Maria Gonzalez Lustig, Chile
- National Institute for International Education Development Scholarship (2006)
- Graduated Faculty of Law, Universidad de Chile (2008)
- Interested in Korean economic development from a legal perspective.
- Current Research: “Intellectual Property in Asia: Future Perspectives- A Comparative Analysis of China and Korea” (Awarded the Korea Foundation Fellowship 2009)
Estefania Judith Orellano, Chile
- Law Student, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile.
- NIIED Scholarship 2009.
- TA of "Language and Corean Culture" I and II, Prof. Wonjung Min, PUC. 2009.
- Interests: Korean Christianity ; Freedom of speech in the Korean Legal system; Incidence of Protestant Churches in the Political and Social System in Korea; Six party talks and Sunshine Policy
Rocio Guadalupe Salinas Torres, Mexico
- Computer Engineer from UNAM and member of AMESCO (Academia de Estudios Coreanos)
- Thesis on online Spanish–Korean, Korean–Spanish dictionary
- Recognition of Honor: "Ambassador of Honor the Korea Republic from Hallyu and Tourism"
Ana Lina Aguirre Valdez, Mexico
- Law student at Universidad Autonomous of Nayarit
- Attended a summer program at Kyung Hee University in Korea to study Korean language, 2008.
- Selected to represent UAN in the Winter Quarter program of Korean Studies for Latin American Students at UCLA, 2010.
- Interests: French, Korean, English; Korean International Relations -Asia-Pacific region