• Date for Update: 2022-06-09
  • The Rutgers-AGPR/BNPR collaboration began on National Archive Day, 9 June. Prof. Lauria Santiago and three students began their work as research assistant interns at the Archivo General de Puerto Rico, hosted by Director Hilda Ayala and master archivist Pedro Roig. Sofia Feliciano Centeno, a graduate student at the Universitat de Barcelona and a 2018 Graduate of the University of Puerto Rico will participate this summer as an assistant sponsored by Yale's Center for the Study of Race Indigeneity and Transnational Migration and will later continue with the work for Professor Lauria Santiago.  Rosa Cordero, also a recent University of Puerto Rico graduate and a Ph.D. student in the Rutgers History Department, will be working in the summer as a Research Assistant to help organize Department of Labor and Fomento collections.  Monica de Jesus Toro will continue her past work at the AGPR for the summer months helping organize various collections. Monica is a 2018 graduate of the University of Puerto Rico and will continue to graduate studies in the Fall.  Soon three graduate students from Yale sponsored by the SRITM will join us to provide assistance with the research, organizing and digitizing work and to pursue their own research projects on Puerto Rico.

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The Rutgers-AGPR/BNPR collaboration began on National Archive Day, 9 June. Prof. Lauria Santiago and three students began their work as research assistant interns at the Archivo General de Puerto Rico, hosted by Director Hilda Ayala and master archivist Pedro Roig. Sofia Feliciano Centeno, a graduate student at the Universitat de Barcelona and a 2018 Graduate of the University of Puerto Rico will participate this summer as an assistant sponsored by Yale's Center for the Study of Race Indigeneity and Transnational Migration and will later continue with the work for Professor Lauria Santiago.  Rosa Cordero, also a recent University of Puerto Rico graduate and a Ph.D. student in the Rutgers History Department, will be working in the summer as a Research Assistant to help organize Department of Labor and Fomento collections.  Monica de Jesus Toro will continue her past work at the AGPR for the summer months helping organize various collections. Monica is a 2018 graduate of the University of Puerto Rico and will continue to graduate studies in the Fall.  Soon three graduate students from Yale sponsored by the SRITM will join us to provide assistance with the research, organizing and digitizing work and to pursue their own research projects on Puerto Rico.