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:

Brenda Cárdenas, English (2021-2023)
Sarah Davies Cordova, Global Studies (French) (2021-2023)
Estrella Sotomayor, Spanish and Portuguese (2022-2024)
Raoul Deal, Cultures and Communities/College of the Arts & Architecture  (2022-2024)
David Pacifico, Art History (2020-2022)
Jean Hudson, Anthropology (2021-2023)

Ex-Officio Members:
Alberto Maldonado, Director, Roberto Hernández Center
Joe Rodriguez, History, College of Letters and Science, co-chair
Natasha Borges Sugiyama, Political Science, Director, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, co-chair

Kristin Sziarto, Director, Curriculum and Governance