Deere to receive LASA's Kalman Silvert Award

Feminist Economics Associate Editor, Carmen Diana Deere, is the recipient of the Latin American Studies Association’s 2018 Kalman Silvert Award.  This is the association’s highest honor, given for distinguished lifetime contributions in research and professional service to the study of Latin America.  LASA is the largest international professional organization of Latinamericanists, with over 12,000 members.  Deere is Distinguished Professor Emerita of Latin American Studies & Food and Resource Economics at the University of Florida, Professor Emerita of Economics at the University of Massachusetts (where she taught from 1977 to 2004), and Honorary Professor-Researcher Emerita at the Latin American Faculty of Social Science (FLACSO) in Quito, where she continues to teach periodically.  Deere will receive the award at the LASA International Congress in Barcelona in May, 2018.