Class of 2025
Hometown: Beijing, China
Bio: Jianan Huang is a first-year candidate in the Latin American Studies program in the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She graduated in July of 2023 from Peking University with dual degrees in Spanish and International Politics. Her interest in Latin America stemmed from her passion for Brazilian soccer. She focuses on her studies on Central American migration, and wrote her senior thesis on migration in El Salvador. She conducted a long-term undergraduate academic research project examining the game between Pinochet and Aylwin from the perspective of political-military relations. In addition, she worked as a research assistant for the National Social Science Foundation of “Pacific Silk Road” Archives Collation and Research, focusing on the Chinese involvement in Manila Galleon. She looks forward to learning more about Latin America and gaining a deeper understanding of the China-Latin America relationship through the program.
Concentration: Political Economy and Development
Research Area-Substantive: Democratic Transformations, Conflict Resolution
Research Area-Geographic: Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Chile