LACS is guided by a faculty advisory committee of Latin Americanist scholars. The advisory committee is appointed by the Dean of the College of Letters and Science for terms of two years.
The current advisory committee members are:
Jean Hudson, Anthropology (2015-2017), Chair
Oriol Mirosa, Sociology (2015-2017)
Gladys Mitchell-Walthour, Africology (2016-2017)
Ester Suarez-Felipe, Spanish and Portuguese (2016-2018)
Tanya Tiffany, Art History (2016-2018)
Natasha Borges Sugiyama, Interim Director, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies