Momentum Funds Awarded to Three PittGlobal Faculty

Three Center for Latin American Studies faculty affiliates were awarded awards from the 2023-2024 Pitt Momentum Funds for starting new projects.

  • Elizabeth Monasterios from the Department of Hispanic Language and Literatures received funding for her project "Understanding Death in the Andes. Indigenous and Western Conceptions of Life, Death, and Religiosity, 16th-21st Centuries."
  • Marta Ortega Llebaria from the Department of Linguistics received funding for "Dialogue, Discourse and Diversity: Changing Social Judgements through Listening Effort."
  • Fernando Tormos Aponte from the Department of Sociology received funding for "Measuring Power Outage Frequency and Duration, Assessing the Social and Technical Drivers of Power Restoration Timescales, and Predicting Future Power Outages."