LACUSL Advisory Committee

Playground of Children by Muirhead

Photograph by Pablo and Jackie Muirhead

The major in Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latin@ Studies is guided by an advisory committee comprised of faculty with interests in Latin@ studies as well as Latin American and Caribbean studies. The advisory committee is appointed by the Dean of the College of Letters and Science for terms of two or three years.

The current advisory committee members are:
Maria-Antonieta Avila, Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education (2015-2018)
Nancy Bird-Soto, Spanish and Portuguese (2014-2017), Co-Chair
Sarah Davies Cordova, French, Italian and Comparative Literature (2014-2017)
Raoul Deal, Art and Design, Peck School of the Arts (2014-2017), Co-Chair
Michelle Lopez-Rios, Theatre, Peck School of the Arts (2015-2018)
Kristin Pitt, French, Italian and Comparative Literature (2016-2018)
Paru Shah, Political Science (2015-2018)
Erin Winkler, Africology (2014-2017)

Ex-Officio Members (voting):
Alberto Maldonado, Interim Director, Roberto Hernández Center
Natasha Borges Sugiyama, Interim Director, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Ex-Officio Member (non-voting):
Dave Clark, L&S Associate Dean of Humanities