Faculty Spotlight: Diane Davis
Harvard Professor Diane Davis examines the pandemic and governance with a focus on Latin American cities and how relations between government authorities and urban mafias affect the health crisis. Her policy brief, “Emergency Governance for Cities and Regions,” co-authored with Graham Denyer Willis, is part of the Emergency Government Initiative (EGI).
Student Info Session: Puerto Rico Winter Institute
Come learn about the DRCLAS Puerto Rico Winter Institute (PRWI) to be held January 2022 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A Virtual Info Session will be held on September 30th to learn about the two-week seminar in collaboration with the College of Humanities at the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras (UPR).
Monuments and Counter-Monuments: ReVista Launch
The launch of the Spring-Summer 2021 issue Monuments and Counter-Monuments takes a look at what monuments represent and what their legacy means. It also examines a trend towards counter-monuments, an effort to seek other ways to create memorials.
DRCLAS Podcast: Faculty Voices
Beer, water, local governments, and worldwide climate change are all strands that Diane Davis, the Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism at Harvard's Graduate School of Design, brings together in her latest project in five Mexican villages.
Explore Our Work
The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) at Harvard University works to increase the knowledge of the cultures, economies, histories, environment and contemporary affairs of Latin America; foster cooperation and understanding among the peoples of the Americas; and contribute to democracy, social progress and sustainable development throughout the hemisphere.