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Latin American Studies


  • Gizella Meneses
    Professor of Spanish, Chair of Latin American Studies, Chair of Modern Languages and Literatures

    Areas of Study:  U.S. Latino/a literatures and cultures, testimonial literature, Latin American colonial studies, Latino and Latin American cultural studies and film

  • Ann M. Roberts
    James D. Vail III Professor of Art, Chair of the Art and Art History Department, Chair of Museum Studies

    Areas of Study:  ancient, medieval, and early modern art history

  • Carolyn Tuttle
    Betty Jane Schultz Hollender Professor of Economics, Business and Finance and Director of Border Studies

    Areas of Study:  macroeconomic theory, money and banking, border studies, women in the work force, child labor in Latin America

  • David Fernández-Díaz
    Assistant Professor of Spanish

    Areas of Study: Eighteenth to twentieth century Spanish literature 

  • Denise Kripper
    Assistant Professor of Spanish

    Areas of Study: translation theory, transatlantic studies, contemporary Latin American literature

  • Lynn C. Westley
    Assistant Professor of Biology, Internship Coordinator

    Areas of Study: plant ecology