About Our Latin American Studies Faculty

Francisco Alarcn and Lydia Rodrguez in Guatemala

Francisco Alarcn, Chair of the Department of Mathematics, and Lydia Rodrguez (Foreign Languages), LAS Coordinator and Director of the Valladolid Study Abroad Program, while in Chichicastenango, Guatemala, conducting research on the Mayas.

Interdisciplinary Faculty Enrich a Minor in a Major Way

Latin American Studies faculty members arrive from many walks of life and academic specialties. History, economics, theater, political science, geography, literature, and business are all represented. Other areas of expertise also contribute to a minor that benefits from an interdisciplinary approach.

  • Delve into the literature and history of Latin America with professors who are passionate about the region.
  • Explore trade, payments, management, and marketing through the lens of Latin American concerns with the help of professors who excel in this area of knowledge.
  • Diversify your academic credentials.