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Latin American Studies (minor)

Field Description

The Latin American Studies Program (LASP) offers a graduate minor in Latin American studies. Resources include courses, library facilities, a video lending library, faculty and graduate weekly seminars, publications, summer travel grants, and access to research networks. Research and training foci include historical processes, political and economic change, the processes and consequences of agricultural development, urbanization, population issues, science and technology policies, and United States-Latin American relations.

Students who minor in Latin American studies integrate specialized training in area studies with advanced study in a particular discipline. Faculty members may supervise the research of degree candidates who focus on Latin American topics and may serve on the student's Special Committee.

Contact Information

Website: https://lasp.einaudi.cornell.edu/
Email: mailto:lasp@einaudi.cornell.edu
Phone: 607 255-3345

190 Uris Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853

Subject and Degrees

Concentrations by Subject

Latin American Studies (minor)

  • Latin American studies (minor)

Faculty

Gerard L. Aching - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Latin American Studies: Latin American studies Research Interests: late colonial and modern Caribbean studies
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Maria L Cook - (Ithaca)
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Raymond B Craib - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Latin American Studies: Latin American studies Research Interests: My research focuses primarily on the modern histories of Mexico and Chile. As well as introductory survey courses on colonial and modern Latin America, I teach courses on historical geography, the history of anarchism, and a service learning course on migrant farm workers (mostly from Guatemala and Mexico) in upstate New York.
Pedro Erber - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Latin American Studies: Latin American studies Research Interests: avant garde art in Brazil
Jane Fajans - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Latin American Studies: Latin American studies Research Interests: Brazil, anthropology
Maria Fernandez - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Latin American Studies: Latin American studies Research Interests: electronic media art, Latin American art and architecture, critical theory and the intersections of these fields
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Concentrations: Latin American Studies: Latin American studies Research Interests: Latin American political economy
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Miguel I. Gomez - (Ithaca)
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Billie Jean Isbell - (Ithaca) - (Graduate School Professor)
Concentrations: Latin American Studies: Latin American studies
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David R. Lee - (Ithaca)
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Alison G Power - (Ithaca)
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Concentrations: Latin American Studies: Latin American studies Research Interests: populist mobilization in Latin America; party politics
Eloy Rodriguez - (Ithaca)
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Roberto Sierra - (Ithaca)
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Amy Villarejo - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Latin American Studies: Latin American studies Research Interests: film and popular culture studies; Latin American documentary film
Wendy W. Wolford - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Latin American Studies: Latin American studies Research Interests: social movements in Brazil