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Joel Correia, Assistant Professor, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida

April 30, 2021

Joel Correia graduated with a PhD from CU Geography in August 2017. It has been a bit of a whirlwind since then. After parking his rented U-Haul truck in the dirt parking lot of a Starbucks in Santa Fe during the post-defense move from Boulder to Tucson, Correia poached the...

Department of Geography Excellence in Graduate Teaching Awards for Spring 2017

May 10, 2017

The Department of Geography is pleased to announce the Excellence in Graduate Teaching Awards for Spring 2017. These awards recognize excellent teaching practices from our Department's graduate students while teaching or assisting with undergraduate classes or working with undergraduate students in a research setting. Joel Correia has been awarded the...

Seven Geography Graduate Students Receive Beverly Sears Research Grants

March 27, 2017

Robert Andrus, Joel Correia, Angela Cunningham, Zhaxi Duojie, Mehran Ghandehari, Eric Lovell and Kyle Rodman have each received a Beverly Sears Research Grant. These grants provide funds to assist the student with their PhD research.

Joel Correia Receives Graduate School International Travel Award

March 27, 2017

Joel Correia has been selected to receive a Graduate School International Travel Award. This award assists students with travel costs to an international conference to present their research.

Joel Correia Receives a 2017 Summer Graduate School Fellowship

March 27, 2017

This fellowship is used to support research work during Summer 2017.

Three Geography Graduate Students receive Spring 2017 Department Teaching Awards

March 27, 2017

The Department of Geography Annual Awards for Excellence in Graduate Teaching have been awarded to Joel Correia (GPTI award), Robert Andrus (TA award), and Adam Mahood (Mentoring Award).

Joel Correia awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement grant

March 2, 2015

Joel was awarded a DDRI grant by the Geography and Spatial Sciences Program of the National Science Foundation . The award will support his dissertation research on indigenous rights, law, and territory in Paraguay. See the NSF award page for more information.

Joel Correia Awarded Fulbright-Hays Fellowship

Oct. 16, 2014

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship will support Joel's dissertation fieldwork in Paraguay from February 2014 to January 2015. Joel's research comprises a comparative case study of three Inter-American Court of Human Rights cases in favor of indigenous territorial claims in the Paraguayan Chaco. Using a variety of qualitative...

Joel Correia Receives The Best Should Teach Silver Award 2014

Aug. 15, 2014

The Best Should Teach Initiative strives to acknowledge excellence in teaching and academic leadership. See more at Best Should Teach Initiative (link no longer available)

Joel Correia Named Lead Graduate Teacher

Aug. 1, 2014

Joel ill serve as the Lead Graduate Teacher for the Department of Geography for the 2014-15 academic year. See more at Graduate Teacher Program >