The Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) is pleased to solicit applications for its Faculty Research Associate (FRA) program for the 2016-2017 academic year. All interested faculty from relevant disciplines are invited to apply.

Three one-year FRA awards will be given, each with a $2500 stipend that may be used to support scholarship in areas involving the study and understanding of Mexican American and other Latino populations in the United States. Tenure-track faculty are encouraged to apply.

FRAs are asked to:

  • participate in the intellectual life of CMAS by presenting their work in the Center’s Research Seminar during their FRA award period
  • support student recruitment for the minor in MALS
  • promote the student scholarship opportunities the Center offers during the academic year
  • promote CMAS’ mission during their appointment

Submit complete application consisting of CV and cover letter (including brief description of the applicant’s scholarship, its relevance to Mexican American/Latino studies, and contribution to CMAS’ mission) before July 29, 2016 to The selected winners will be announced by Aug 17, 2016.


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