Faculty & Staff

  • Paul Dosh Paul Dosh
    Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Latin American Studies
    Comparative politics, Latin American politics, urban social movements, women's leadership and popular movements

  • Ernesto Capello Ernesto Capello
    Associate Professor of History and Latin American Studies
    Andes, cultural history, art and architecture, transnationalism, cartography, transhemispheric imaginaries, urban history, colonial narratives and nostalgia, and Amazonia

  • Eric D. Carter Eric D. Carter
    Assistant Professor
    Holder of the Edens Professorship in Global Health

  • Amy Damon Amy Damon
    Assistant Professor of Economics and Latin American Studies
    Rural and agricultural development, economic development, education in developing countries, and Central America-U.S. migration

  • Galo González Galo González
    20th century Latin American literatures and cultures, race relations and Mestizo cultures, literature of protest movements and subversion in the Andes

  • Olga González Olga González
    Associate Professor of Anthropology
    Cultural anthropology, memory and secrecy, truth and reconciliation, violence and subjectivity, Latin America

  • Alicia Muñoz Alicia Muñoz
    Assistant Professor
    Contemporary Latin American narrative, popular culture, gender studies, border studies, and U.S. Latino/a literature

  • Lara Nielsen Lara Nielsen
    Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance and Latin American Studies (on leave 2013 - 2014)

    The Theatre and Performance Studies; Critical theory; Diaspora in the Americas; Transnational Modernismos; Post-colonial studies; Ethnographic and Documentary Media; Oral History

  • Margaret (Molly) Olsen Margaret (Molly) Olsen
    Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies, Professor of Latin American Studies
    Trans-Atlantic literatures of the 16th and 17th centuries, and colonial and contemporary Afro-Caribbean texts

  • Ernesto Ortiz Díaz Ernesto Ortiz Díaz
    Assistant Professor

  • Raymond Robertson Raymond Robertson
    Professor and Director, Latin American Studies Program
    International economics, labor economics, Latin America, economic restructuring, and trade


Not Currently Teaching

Jim Stewart
Emeriti Faculty