Dr. Ivani Vassoler-Froelich

  Dr. Ivani Vassoler-Froelich

Dr. Ivani Vassoler-Froelich

Professor (Coordinator International Studies)

Thompson Hall E390 Thompson Hall

(716) 673-3887

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Ph.D., University of Maryland

Ph.D. Government & Politics, University of Maryland; M.A., International Relations, University of San Diego, CA; BA, Journalism.
Languages: Portuguese, Spanish
President of the Mid-Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies (2010-2011)
Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
Managing Editor: Middle Atlantic Review of Latin American Studies www.marlasjournal.com
Associate Editor: Urbana-Urban Affairs & Public Policy
www.urbanauapp.org

Teaching Interests

International Politics; Latin American Politics;
U.S.-Latin American Relations; World Political Geography; Global Environmental Issues; International Political Economy; U.S. Foreign Policy

Research Interests

Latin American Political and Economic Development; Urbanization and Metropolitan Development in Latin America; U.S.-Brazil relations; U.S.-Latin American affairs; U.S. foreign policy

Awards and Honors

  • Juddy McInnis Award - 2018, Mid-Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies (2018).
  • President Award for Excellence in Teaching, State University of New York at Fredonia (2016).
  • James Street Prize, Mid-Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies, 08).
  • Honorary Member, Sigma Iota Rho, Honor Society for Intl Studies (2009).
  • Street Prize, Mid-Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies (12).

Current Research

  • Participatory Democracy in Latin American Cities

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Programs

  • "Carnahan Jackson," N/A (2021).
  • "Carnahan Jackson," N/A (2020).

Presentations

  • "U.S. Environmental Policies and Brazil: A turning point in the Biden era?," Life, Struggle, and Expression in Uncertain Times in the Americas (2021).