Latino/a & Latin American Studies

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Regular Faculty

Lisa Sousa, chair

Professor, History; Advisory Committee, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., UCLA

On Special Appointment

Peter Anthony Mena

Adjunct Assistant Professor and Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, Religious Studies

B.A., University of Texas, Austin; M.A. St. Edwards University; M.A. Union Theological Seminary; Ph.D. Drew University

Advisory Committee

Adelaida López

Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Advisory Committee, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language

B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Jennifer Piscopo

Assistant Professor, Politics; Advisory Committee, Latin American and Latino/a Studies

B.A., Wellesley; M.Phil, University of Cambridge; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Dolores Trevizo

Professor, Sociology; Advisory Committee, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

A.B., Occidental College; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA

Raul Villa

Professor, English; Advisory Committee, American Studies; Advisory Committee, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

B.A., Yale University; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., UC Santa Cruz

Affiliated Faculty

Elizabeth Braker

Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Kinesiology; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

B.A., Colorado College; Ph.D., UC Berkeley

Lan T. Chu

Associate Professor, Diplomacy and World Affairs; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

B.A., M.A., New York University; Ph.D., George Washington University

Robert Ellis

Norman Bridge Distinguished Professor of Spanish, Spanish and French Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language

B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA

Salvador Fernández

Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language

B.A., UC Riverside; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., UCLA

Jorge Gonzalez

VP for Academic Affairs, Dean of the College, and Professor, Economics

B.A., Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM) M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

Felisa Guillén

Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language

B.A., M.A., University of Madrid; Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara

Sanjeev Khagram

John Parke Young Chair in Global Political Economy

B.A.; M.A.; Ph.D. Stanford

Mary Lopez

Associate Professor, Economics; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

B.A., UC Riverside; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

John McCormack

Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Richard Mora

Associate Professor, Sociology; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a & Latin American Studies

B.A., Harvard College (Sociology); M.A., University of Michigan (Education); M.A., Harvard University (Sociology); Ph.D., Harvard University (Sociology & Social Policy)

Alexandra Puerto

Associate Professor, History; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

B.B.A., New School for Social Research; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., UC Davis

Jaclyn Rodríguez

Professor, Psychology; Advisory Committee, American Studies; Affiliated Faculty,Latino/a and Latin American Studies

A.B., Occidental College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Michael Shelton

Associate Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Cognitive Science; Affiliated Faculty, Linguistics; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language

B.S., St. Cloud State University; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Ronald Solórzano

Professor, Education; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

B.S., M.Ed., Loyola Marymount University; Ph.D., UCLA

  • Email: lsousa@oxy.edu
  • Location: Swan Hall 301