Tell us about you scholarship in Latin America. How does it connect to sustainability?
I study the impact of crime on politics in Latin America. In the region the issue of crime is very, very important, as skyrocketing crime rates have crippled the ability of democratic governments to respond to the needs of the people.
Bring your education to life by studying in communities across the globe that are striving to live more equitable, just and sustainable lifestyles. These communities are ideal campuses to learn about and experience personal and community-based solutions to real world issues, which include:
Immerse yourself in the culture of Costa Rica, a Spanish-speaking, democratic country that has fostered a culture of peace, prosperity and conservation of its unique-in-the-world tropical biodiversity. Experience first-hand the development challenges and opportunities facing Costa Rica. Compare its innovative and successful policies and practices to those of other countries in Latin America and around the world.