- Master of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University of Kansas, 2013.
During her time in KU’s MA program in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Lindsay Dudley (2013) wrote a Master’s thesis on the experiences of Ecuadoran migrant women in Spain and studied Quechua as a Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) fellow. She also assisted the Center with Outreach efforts and worked in KU’s Career Center helping students prepare for international experiences. Before the ink was dry on her diploma, Lindsay was headed south to the University of Texas at Austin to work as Public Engagement Coordinator for the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. After a year she felt the call of Ecuador, and she now lives in Quito and works as country Team Leader for Global Citizen Year. This Oakland, CA-based NGO conducts bridge year programs for high school graduates in Ecuador, Brazil, Senegal, and India. Lindsay leads, teaches, and coaches a cohort of fellows, manages local homestays and apprenticeship partners, and supports leadership training development.