LACUSL Advisory Committee

Playground of Children by Muirhead

Photograph by Pablo and Jackie Muirhead

The major in Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latinx Studies and the two certificate programs (Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Latino Studies) are guided by an advisory committee comprised of faculty with interests in Latinx 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:
Sara Davies-Cordova, French Italian and Comparative Literature (2023-2025)
Estrella Sotomayor, Spanish and Portuguese (2022-2024)
David Pacifico, Art History (2023-2025)
Jean Hudson, Anthropology (2023-2025)
Nancy Bird-Soto, Spanish and Portuguese (2023-2025)
Erin Winkler, African and African Diaspora Studies (2023-2025)

Natasha Borges Sugiyama, Political Science, Director for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Joseph Rodriguez, History
Alberto Maldonado, Director, Roberto Hernandez Center
Kristin Sziarto, Director, Curriculum and Governance