UF Center for Latin American Studies

2018 Latin American Studies Alumni Awards

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With over 160 experts on the region, the Center is recognized today as one of the top-ranked centers internationally.

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The Center has been continuously designated as a National Resource Center by the U.S. Department of Education since 1961.

Lillian Guerra Interviewed Regarding the Presidential Shift in Cuba

Lillian Guerra Interviewed Regarding the Presidential Shift in Cuba

Dr. Lillian Guerra was interviewed by both The Takeaway and the Knowledge@Wharton show. Dr. Guerra discussed the presidential shift in Cuba, with Raúl Castro stepping down as Cuba's president and Miguel Díaz-Canel becoming his successor.

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Center Faculty Selected as 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Scholars

Center Faculty Selected as 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Scholars

Drs. Susan Paulson and Catherine Tucker were selected to participate in the 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.

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The Cuban American Dream Timeline

The Cuban American Dream Timeline

The Cuban American Dream exhibit has been digitized. The digital timeline offers audiences an interactive online experience, where viewers can engage with archival material on the history of Cuban immigration to Florida.

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Maja Jeranko

MA Latin American Studies (2017)

"Coming from Slovenia straight to the Center for Latin American Studies, I was immediately welcomed into a stimulating environment of faculty and graduate students with strong connections to the region, who encouraged me to reflect critically on my own assumptions, role, and design of the research project that I eventually carried out in Quito. The MALAS program equipped me with both theoretical and practical knowledge that inspired me to me to return to Ecuador after graduation, and share my findings with groups of people from different sociocultural worlds that I was working with."

MALAS Alumna

Camila Pazos

Master of Sustainable Development Practice (2012)

"Because MDP is an interdisciplinary degree, one of the most helpful things for me was that I was able to work on various areas, which helps me understand and speak with a wide array of people given that my role is more on the institutional side rather than in the field. Because I had to take classes in areas such as natural resources management, entrepreneurship, and global health, I am able to effectively evaluate and vet proposals from entrepreneurs all over the world who are doing work across program areas and regions."

MDP Alumna

Sarah Pattison

Certificate in Latin American Studies

"Take advantage of the opportunity to learn from your peers. In Latin American Studies classes, everyone comes from a different background with their own unique experiences and knowledge. Discussions challenge you and present new perspectives. Don’t be afraid to ask questions, clarify, or contest issues. And make sure to take advantage of the outside of class experiences!"

LAS Alumna

Maja Jeranko

MA Latin American Studies (2017)

"Coming from Slovenia straight to the Center for Latin American Studies, I was immediately welcomed into a stimulating environment of faculty and graduate students with strong connections to the region, who encouraged me to reflect critically on my own assumptions, role, and design of the research project that I eventually carried out in Quito. The MALAS program equipped me with both theoretical and practical knowledge that inspired me to me to return to Ecuador after graduation, and share my findings with groups of people from different sociocultural worlds that I was working with."

MALAS Alumna



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Calendar of Events

Delve into Latin America and the Caribbean through the various events that are planned throughout the year! Don't miss a moment of the action; check out our Calendar of Events.

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