Latin American Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tenure-line Faculty

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  • Rei Berroa

    Rei Berroa

    Professor

    Poetry through the Ages, Spanish and Latin American Literary and Cultural Criticism, Relationship among the Arts, The Creative Process.

  • Lisa C Breglia

    Lisa C Breglia

    Acting Director

    Associate Professor

    Natural and cultural resources, intellectual property, World Heritage, and global environmentalism

  • Joan C. Bristol

    Joan C. Bristol

    Associate Professor

    World History: Latin America, African-American history, social and cultural history, history of commodities

  • Jo-Marie Burt

    Jo-Marie Burt

    Associate Professor

    Comparative politics, Latin America, political violence, human rights, transitional justice

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  • Antonio Carreño-Rodríguez

    Antonio Carreño-Rodríguez

    Associate Professor

    Medieval and Early Modern Spain, Colonial Spanish-American literature and historiography, cultural studies, comparative literature, literary theory, popular culture

  • Benjamin Arthur Cowan

    Benjamin Arthur Cowan

    Assistant Professor

    World History: Latin American History; Gender and Sexuality; Cultural and Political Conservatism; Cold War; Religion

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  • Michael Gilmore

    Michael Gilmore

    Associate Professor

    Ethnobiology, community-based conservation, biocultural diversity, sustainable development

  • Michele Greet

    Michele Greet

    Director, Art History Program

    Associate Professor

    Art History: Twentieth-century Andean art, Latin American artists in Europe

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  • Matthew B. Karush

    Matthew B. Karush

    Professor

    World History: Modern Latin American history: twentieth-century Argentina, cultural history

  • Haagen Klaus

    Haagen Klaus

    Associate Professor

    --Bioarchaeology, paleopathology, dental anthropology, mortuary analysis -- Forensic anthropology and forensic taphonomy -- Prehistoric and Historic Andean South America; organization of complex societies -- Health, violence, identity, and ethnogenesis -- Theory and methods in bioarchaeology

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  • Roger N Lancaster

    Roger N Lancaster

    Professor

    Gender/Sexuality, Culture and Political Economy, Crime and Punishment, American Studies, Latin America

  • Debra Lattanzi Shutika

    Debra Lattanzi Shutika

    Director

    Associate Professor

    Sense of Place, Appalachian Studies, Transnational Migration

  • Jennifer Leeman

    Jennifer Leeman

    Associate Professor

    Language ideologies, Spanish in the US, census language questions, the sociopolitics of language in education, critical approaches to the teaching of Spanish as a heritage or an additional language, language policy, linguistic landscape

  • Jim Lepore

    Jim Lepore

    Professor

    Afro-Cuban dance

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  • Carrie A Meyer

    Carrie A Meyer

    Associate Professor

    Economic development, agricultural history, environmental economics, institutional economics

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  • Lisa M. Rabin

    Lisa M. Rabin

    Associate Professor

    Film history, film reception, "useful" film, Latin American film and other forms of mass media, Latin American literature, service-learning.

  • Gregory Robinson

    Gregory Robinson

    Assistant Professor

    Music in Latin America, accordion and guitar music from Aisén in southern Chile

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  • Linda J Seligmann

    Linda J Seligmann

    Professor

    informal economies and markets,political economy,agrarian issues,gender,Latin America,Andean region,Peru;transnational and transracial adoption,U.S.

  • Ellen Johnson Serafini

    Ellen Johnson Serafini

    Assistant Professor

    Instructed Second Language Learning; Learner Individual Differences; Task-based Language Teaching; Critical Language Pedagogy; Heritage Language Education; Bilingual Education.

  • Garry Sparks

    Garry Sparks

    Assistant Professor

    Study of Christianities, Religions of Latin America, Theories of Religion, Native American Religions

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  • Ricardo F Vivancos-Pérez

    Ricardo F Vivancos-Pérez

    Associate Professor

    Latino, Chicano studies, Latin American cultural studies, Mexican studies, 20th and 21st centuries Iberian studies, Comparative Literature, Transatlantic studies, Women and Gender studies, LGBTQ studies, Comparative Border studies, Global Immigration studies, and Exile studies