Alumni Profiles

Center alumni are an integral part of the academic and professional community of Latin America, Caribbean, and Latino Studies experts around the globe. Since 1929, when the first UF master’s thesis was completed on a Latin American topic, over 1700 graduate students have completed theses or doctoral dissertations on Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinx topics in the United States. We encourage you to browse through our alumni profiles to learn about their work and accomplishments post-graduation!

Steven J. Keats

Certificate in Latin American Studies (LAS) Alumnus, 1977 Read More


Tonyaa J. Weathersbee

Certificate in Latin American Studies (LAS) Alumni, 2016 Read More


Anabell Iglesias

Certificate in Latin American Studies (LAS) Alumna, 2010 Read More


Center Interview With MALAS Alumna and High School Teacher Maria Eugenia Zelaya

As part of this year's International Education Week, the Center interviewed María Eugenia Zelaya, Center alumna and teacher at Eastside High School. Read More


Diana Moreno

MA in Latin American Studies Alumna, 2016 Read More


Gabriela Polo

Master of Sustainable Development Practice (MDP) Alumna, 2016. Read More


Sydney Nilan

Master of Sustainable Development Practice (MDP) Alumna, 2013 Read More


Camila Pazos

Master of Sustainable Development Practice (MDP) Alumna, 2012 Read More


Avecita Chicchon and Gustavo Fonseca

Tropical Conservation and Development (TCD) Alumni Read More


Maja Jeranko Returns to Quito, Ecuador to Continue Work on Gender Based Violence

MA Latin American Studies Alumni Spotlight Read More


Undergraduate Spotlight: Sarah Lilian Pattison

Certificate in Latin American Studies (LAS) Alumni Spotlight Read More


Daniel McQuillan

Master of Sustainable Development Practice (MDP) Alumnus, 2012 Read More


Meredith Fensom

MA Latin American Studies (MALAS) Alumna, 2004 Read More


Wendy Pond

MA Latin American Studies (MALAS) Alumna, 2006 Read More


Alan Bonderud

MA in Latin American Studies Alumnus, 1976 Read More


Jacob Schultz

MA in Latin American Studies Alumnus, 2007 Read More


Claudio (MALAS 1987) and Suzana Padua (MALAS 1991)

MA in Latin American Studies Alumni Read More


Ed Johnson

MA in Latin American Studies, 2006 Read More


Dr. Robert E. Maguire

MA in Latin American Studies, 1975 Read More


Jane Landers

Ph.D. History and LAS Graduate Certificate, 1988 Read More


Brent L. Probinsky

MA in Latin American Studies, 1978 Read More


José Sariego

BS Journalism, Certificate in Latin American Studies, 1977 Read More


Sandra McGee Deutsch, Suzana Padua, and Nicolás Rubio

Sandra McGee Deutsch (MALAS 1973 and PhD History 1979), Suzana Padua (MALAS 1991), and Nicolás Rubio (MALAS 2006) Read More