Frances Negron-Muntaner Wins Frank Bonilla Public Intellectual Award

Frances Negron-Muntaner, co-director of the CSSD working group Unpayable Debt and Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia, has been awarded the Frank Bonilla Public Intellectual Award by the Latin American Studies Association. She was recognized by the association for her many achievements including but not limited to her recent community based project “Valor y Cambio” as well as her autobiographical film Brincando el Charco.

Frances has been named one of the “100 most influential hispanics” by Hispanic Business Magazine and was recognized as a global expert by the United Nations’ Rapid Response Media Mechanism. She will receive the award in Boston on May 26th.