Affiliate Faculty

         

Affiliate faculty members are those whose academic appointments reside entirely in other campus units and who devote at least 25 percent of their research, teaching and/or service to the study of Latin America and the Caribbean and/or Latina/os in the United States. The Affiliate Faculty chair and serve on MALAS thesis committees and on various fellowship and grant competition selection committees. They also initiate many of the Center’s research programs, events, and other activities. The courses taught by Affiliate Faculty (with 25 percent or more Latin American or Latino Studies content) are advertised in our Course Guide, and form the basis for the Center’s Minor, Undergraduate and Graduate Certificate, and MALAS programs. The dynamism of the Center, and the quality of its programs,depends greatly on the participation of its affiliates.

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African American Studies

Manoucheka Celeste
  • Research Interest: Immigration, media and cultural studies | Women of color feminist theory | African diaspora
  • Geographic Expertise: Haiti, Caribbean
Bryce Henson
  • Research Interest: African diaspora | Black feminist/queer theory | Media and cultural studies | Critical ethnography | Global hip-hop | Cultural production | Critical theory | Visual aesthetics
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil

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Agricultural Education and Communication

Paul Monaghan
  • Research Interest: Community-based social marketing | Latino studies
  • Geographic Expertise: Haiti
T. Grady Roberts
  • Research Interest: Teaching and learning | Experiential learning | Study abroad | Capacity building | Agricultural development
  • Geographic Expertise: Costa Rica, Trinidad & Tobago, Ecuador, Belize, Haiti
Cecilia Suarez
  • Research Interest: Cultural studies | Leadership education | Critical race theory | Intersectionality of identities | Latin@ studies | Higher education leadership | Women of color in education | Students of color
  • Geographic Expertise: General

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Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Clyde Fraisse
  • Research Interest: Climate-based agricultural risk management applications | Crop growth modeling
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil
Dorota Z. Haman
  • Research Interest: Irrigation and water management | Plant water requirements
  • Geographic Expertise: Central and South America
Eric S. McLamore
  • Research Interest: Development and application of biotechnology in rural communities
  • Geographic Expertise: Colombia
Rafael Muñoz-Carpena
  • Research Interest: Hydrology | Water quality
  • Geographic Expertise: Central and South America
Fred Royce
  • Research Interest: Agricultural cooperatives | International development | Decision support systems
  • Geographic Expertise: Central America, Cuba

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Agronomy

Lynn Sollenberger
  • Research Interest: Forage plants | Grazing livestock
  • Geographic Expertise: Jamaica, Mexico
S. Luke Flory
  • Research Interest: Invasive plant management
  • Geographic Expertise: Cuba, Galapagos

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Anthropology

George Aaron Broadwell
  • Research Interest: Native American languages
  • Geographic Expertise: Mexico, Mesoamerica
Susan deFrance
  • Research Interest: Zooarchaeology
  • Geographic Expertise: Peru, Bolivia, Caribbean
Susan Gillespie
  • Research Interest: Archaeology | Ethnohistory | Iconography
  • Geographic Expertise: Mesoamerica
Clarence Gravlee
  • Research Interest: Ethnic disparities in health | Cultural dimensions of psychosocial stress
  • Geographic Expertise: Puerto Rico
Michael Heckenberger
  • Research Interest: Archeology of non-western cultures of the humid tropics | Historical anthropology
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil
Richard Kernaghan
  • Research Interest: Violence, rights and political community
  • Geographic Expertise: Peru
Michael E. Moseley
  • Research Interest: Archaeology of Andean complex civilizations
  • Geographic Expertise: Andean South America
Augusto Oyuela-Caycedo
  • Research Interest: Archaeology | Historical ecology
  • Geographic Expertise: Andes, Amazonia

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Architecture

Martha Kohen
  • Research Interest: Urban planning
  • Geographic Expertise: South America 
Alfonso Perez-Mendez
  • Research Interest: Design
  • Geographic Expertise: Cuba, Caribbean

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Art and Art History

Kaira Cabanas
  • Research Interest: Modern and contemporary art of the Americas
  • Geographic Expertise: Latin America
Coco Fusco
  • Research Interest: Latin American and Latino visual art | Performance art | Film and cultural theory
  • Geographic Expertise: Cuba, US-Latino Communities, General
Gaby Hernandez
  • Research Interest: Social design | Design thinking | Diversity and inclusion in design | Community engagement | Ethnographic design research methods
  • Geographic Expertise: Costa Rica, Mexico, General
Heidi C. Powell
  • Research Interest: Art and memory | Pedagogy in arts education | Medicine and arts integration | Indigenous identities | Learning environments in the arts | Art cultures | Arts-based research
  • Geographic Expertise: Guatemala, General
Maria Rogal
  • Research Interest: Design | Design thinking | Participatory design | Development | Intercultural communications
  • Geographic Expertise: Mexico, General
Maya Stanfield-Mazzi
  • Research Interest: Pre-Columbian and colonial art | Indigenous arts of the Americas | Global Baroque art
  • Geographic Expertise: Andes, Mexico, General
Sergio Vega
  • Research Interest: Visual | Historical and cultural studies | Photography
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil

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Biology

Karen Bjorndal
  • Research Interest: Biology of sea turtles
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean, General
Walter S. Judd
  • Research Interest: Systematics
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Ana V. Longo
  • Research Interest: Amphibian disease ecology and conservation | Microbial ecology
  • Geographic Expertise: Latin America, Caribbean, Puerto Rico
Francis E. Putz
  • Research Interest: Ecology
  • Geographic Expertise: South America
Claudia Romero
  • Research Interest: Tropical conservation
  • Geographic Expertise: South America

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Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women's Studies Research

Manoucheka Celeste
  • Research Interest: Immigration | Media and cultural studies | Women of color feminist theory | African Diaspora
  • Geographic Expertise: Haiti, Caribbean
Jillian Hernandez
  • Research Interest: Latinx Gender, Sexualities, Embodiment, Visual Art, Performance, Cultural Production, and Critical Girlhood/Youth Studies | Black/Latinx/Afro-Latinx ethno-racial formation and relations in the U.S.
  • Geographic Expertise: U.S./Miami, Florida

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Chemistry

Valeria Kleiman
  • Research Interest: Energy transfer
  • Geographic Expertise: Argentina

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Civil & Coastal Engineering

Arnoldo Valle-Levinson
  • Research Interest: Physical oceanography | Estuary-ocean exchange | Estuarine and coastal hydrodynamics
  • Geographic Expertise: Mexico, Chile

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Computer & Information Science & Engineering

Manuel Bermudez
  • Research Interest: Programming languages | Transfer of technology | Software engineering
  • Geographic Expertise: Costa Rica, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru

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Counseling & Wellness Center

Ximena E. Mejía
  • Research Interest: Immigrant mental health | Latinx gender and sexuality | Counseling QLatinx
  • Geographic Expertise: Latinx and QLatinx people in the US and Ecuador
Zully A. Rivera-Ramos
  • Research Interest: Gender diversity | Sexual orientation and/or Latinx identities
  • Geographic Expertise: Latinx individuals in the U.S. and Puerto Rico

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Economics

Germán Bet
  • Research Interest: Industrial organization
  • Geographic Expertise: Argentina
Elias Dinopoulos
  • Research Interest: International economics | Economic development
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Cecilia Peluffo
  • Research Interest: Development economics
  • Geographic Expertise: South America
Hector Sandoval
  • Research Interest: Social interactions | Education | Development economics | Program evaluation
  • Geographic Expertise: Mexico

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Education: Teaching and Learning

Christopher L. Busey
  • Research Interest: Afro-Latin history and citizenship education in Latin America and the U.S. | Intersections of African American and Afro-Latinx racial thought in education | Educational activism and policy for Afro-descendant communities
  • Geographic Expertise: South America, Caribbean
Maria Coady
  • Research Interest: Bilingual education | ESL language and literacy development
  • Geographic Expertise: Latino Studies
Ester de Jong
  • Research Interest: Bilingual education | Language policy | Program evaluation
  • Geographic Expertise: Latino Studies
Mark B. Pacheco
  • Research Interest: Bilingual education | ESL language and literacy development
  • Geographic Expertise: Latino Studies

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English

Tace Hedrick
  • Research Interest: Chicana/o and Latina/o studies | Feminist theory | Feminist art history
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Leah Reade Rosenberg
  • Research Interest: Anglophone Caribbean studies | Postcolonial studies | Cultural studies
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean
Raúl Sánchez
  • Research Interest: Writing/composition studies | Rhetorical theory | Decolonial theory | Cultural studies | Literary theory
  • Geographic Expertise: General, U.S.-Latinx Communities

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Entomology and Nematology

Marc Branham
  • Research Interest: Evolution of sexual communication in fireflies
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean, Jamaica
James Cuda
  • Research Interest: Biological control of invasive weeds
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil

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Environmental Engineering Sciences

David Kaplan
  • Research Interest: Hydrologic and ecological models | Ecological restoration | Saltwater intrusion
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil, Costa Rica

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Family Youth and Community Sciences

Jorge H. Ruiz Menjivar
  • Research Interest: The study of household financial decision-making and the measurement of financial constructs such as financial risk tolerance, economic well-being, financial socialization and knowledge, using modern psychometric theory | The investigation of topics related to financial and consumer decision-making in Latin America
  • Geographic Expertise: El Salvador, Costa Rica, Ecuador 
Marilyn Swisher
  • Research Interest: Participatory research | Sustainable agriculture
  • Geographic Expertise: Central America, Caribbean

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Finance, Insurance and Real Estate

Andy Naranjo
  • Research Interest: International finance and capital markets | International asset pricing
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Brian Gendreau
  • Research Interest: Emerging markets finance | International asset pricing
  • Geographic Expertise: General

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Florida Museum of Natural History

Kitty Emery
  • Research Interest: Environmental Archaeology
  • Geographic Expertise: Mesoamerica
William F. Keegan
  • Research Interest: Archaeology | Economic and ecological anthropology | Horticultural societies
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean
Bruce MacFadden
  • Research Interest: Vertebrate paleontology
  • Geographic Expertise: Bolivia
Lucas C. Majure
  • Research Interest: Plant systematics
  • Geographic Expertise: SE & SW US, Caribbean
Susan Milbrath
  • Research Interest: Archaeology | Mayan codices
  • Geographic Expertise: Mesoamerica
Jacqueline Miller
  • Research Interest: Systemics and taxonomy of Lepidoptera
  • Geographic Expertise: Mexico, Caribbean
Max Nickerson
  • Research Interest: Systematics and ecology of amphibians and reptiles
  • Geographic Expertise: General - North, Central and South America
Norris H. Williams
  • Research Interest: Molecular systematics of orchids and euglossine bees
  • Geographic Expertise: Panama, South America

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Food and Resource Economics

Charles Adams
  • Research Interest: Marine economics
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Edward Evans
  • Research Interest: International trade policy | Agro-economics
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean
Travis McArthur
  • Research Interest: Development economics | Agriculture | International Trade
  • Geographic Expertise: Mexico, Bolivia
William Messina
  • Research Interest: International trade
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean
Charles Moss
  • Research Interest: Agricultural finance | Agricultural policy | Quantitative methods
  • Geographic Expertise: Mexico
Conner Mullally
  • Research Interest: Development economics | Impact evaluation
  • Geographic Expertise: Peru, Uruguay, Nicaragua

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Forest Resources and Conservation

Grenville Barnes
  • Research Interest: Land tenure | Cadastral and land information systems | GIS
  • Geographic Expertise: Central and South America, Caribbean
Stephanie Bohlman
  • Research Interest: Forest ecology
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazilian Amazon, Panama
Eben N. Broadbent
  • Research Interest: Tropical forest ecology | Conservation biology | Ecosystem ecology | Geospatial analyses and technology
  • Geographic Expertise: Costa Rica, Bolivia, Brazilian Amazon
Robert Buschbacher
  • Research Interest: Governance and resilience of land use dynamics | NGO theories of change and professional development
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil, Amazon-Andes region
 Douglas Carter
  • Research Interest: Forest economics and management
  • Geographic Expertise: General
P.K.R. Nair
  • Research Interest: Agroforestry | International forestry
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Denis Ribeiro do Valle
  • Research Interest: Ecological statistics | Environmental health
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil

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Geography

Michael Binford
  • Research Interest: GIS and RS applications in environmental systems | Landscape dynamics
  • Geographic Expertise: South America
Sadie Ryan
  • Research Interest: Disease ecology | Tropical conservation | Human-wildlife interface
  • Geographic Expertise: Ecuador
Cynthia Simmons
  • Research Interest: Economic development and environmental policy
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil, Amazonia
Jane Southworth
  • Research Interest: Climate change | Remote sensing | Land use | Land cover change
  • Geographic Expertise: Honduras, Guatemala
Corene Matyas
  • Research Interest: Climatology | Hurricanes | Climate change
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean
Peter Waylen
  • Research Interest: Hydrology | Climatology | Quantitative methods
  • Geographic Expertise: South America

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Geological Sciences

Mark Brenner
  • Research Interest: Limnology | Paleolimnology
  • Geographic Expertise: Mesoamerica, Caribbean

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George A. Smathers Libraries

Crystal A. Felima
  • Research Interest: Disasters | Risk and vulnerability | Structural inequalities | The state | Gender, religion and belief systems | Narrative research | Applied/engaged anthropology | Digital humanities
  • Geographic Expertise: Haiti, Caribbean
Laurie Taylor
  • Research Interest: Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean

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History

Ida Altman
  • Research Interest: Early Spanish America and the Spanish Empire
  • Geographic Expertise: Spain, Mexico, Spanish Caribbean
Max Deardorff | Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Interest: Race | Identity | Ethnohistory | Popular politics | Law
  • Geographic Expertise: Northern Andes, Colombia, Spain
David P. Geggus
  • Research Interest: Caribbean history | Slavery
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean
Lillian Guerra
  • Research Interest: Caribbean diasporas | Caribbean history
  • Geographic Expertise: 20th Century Cuba, Puerto Rico
Jeffrey D. Needell
  • Research Interest: Nineteenth- and early twentieth-century slavery and race relations | Urban history | Political history | Intellectual and cultural history
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil
Paul Ortiz
  • Research Interest: Oral history | Latino history
  • Geographic Expertise: Latino studies
Heather A. Vrana
  • Research Interest: Social movements | Student movements | Oral history | Memory | Disability history
  • Geographic Expertise: Central America, Mexico

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Horticultural Sciences

Jonathan Crane
  • Research Interest: Tropical fruits
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica
Steven A. Sargent
  • Research Interest: Postharvest physiology and technology of fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil, Latin America, East/Southern Africa

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IFAS International Programs

Kathleen M. Colverson
  • Research Interest: Gender and agricultural systems | Participatory methodologies and approaches | Smallholder farming systems
  • Geographic Expertise: Central and South America, East Africa and Southeast Asia
Thomas Ruppert
  • Research Interest: Environmental law
  • Geographic Expertise: Costa Rica

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Journalism

John Kaplan
  • Research Interest: Photojournalism
  • Geographic Expertise: Cuba, General

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Landscape Architecture

Maria C. Gurucharri
  • Research Interest: Comprehensive problem-solving in natural systems and urban landscapes
  • Geographic Expertise: Central America

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Languages, Literatures, and Cultures: Haitian Creole

Benjamin Hebblethwaite
  • Research Interest: Haitian Creole instruction and linguistics
  • Geographic Expertise: Haiti

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Latin American and Caribbean Collection

Paul Losch
  • Research Interest: Bibliographic resources for Latin American Studies
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Margarita Vargas-Betancourt
  • Research Interest: Colonial Latin American history | Latin American and Caribbean archives | Diversity
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean, Mexico

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Law

Thomas T. Ankersen
  • Research Interest: Environmental law | Water law | Protection of biological diversity
  • Geographic Expertise: Central America
Berta Hernández-Truyol
  • Research Interest: International human rights | Issues of gender/race and Latinas/nos in the law
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Joan Flocks
  • Research Interest: Agricultural labor | Child labor
  • Geographic Expertise: Latino Studies
Pedro Malavet
  • Research Interest: Comparative law | Critical race theory | LatCrit theory
  • Geographic Expertise: Puerto Rico, Latino Studies
Timothy McLendon
  • Research Interest: Environmental law
  • Geographic Expertise: Haiti, Brazil
Jon Mills
  • Research Interest: Florida constitutional law | Environmental law | Legislative drafting
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil
Winston Nagan
  • Research Interest: International human rights
  • Geographic Expertise: Ecuador
D. Daniel Sokol
  • Research Interest: International business and regulation
  • Geographic Expertise: General

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Linguistics

James Essegbey
  • Research Interest: Descriptive, documentary and theoretical linguistics | Creole studies
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean

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Medicine: Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine

Vincent DeGennaro
  • Research Interest: Surgical missions and training | Epidemiology | Breast cancer treatment
  • Geographic Expertise: Haiti
Michael Lauzardo
  • Research Interest: Tuberculosis | General pulmonary disease | Mycobacterial infections
  • Geographic Expertise: Haiti, Dominican Republic
Amy Y. Vittor
  • Research Interest: Field experimental methods for determining enzootic hosts | Human immunological and genetic susceptibility to alphaviruses | Epidemiology of eastern equine encephalitis | Venezuelan equine encephalitis in Panama
  • Geographic Expertise: Panama, Peruvian Amazon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Asia

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Music

Kenneth Broadway
  • Research Interest: Percussion
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean
Silvio Dos Santos
  • Research Interest: Music criticism and analysis
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil
Larry Crook
  • Research Interest: Ethnomusicology | Music history
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil
Kristen Stoner
  • Research Interest: Popular and classical flute of Latin America
  • Geographic Expertise: Peru, Brazil, Argentina

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Natural Resources and Environment

Ignacio Porzecanski
  • Research Interest: Agronomy and Environmental Sciences
  • Geographic Expertise: Latin America, Europe

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Nursing

Paula Alexander-Delpech
  • Research Interest: Breast Cancer screening practices for Caribbean women | Utilization of mHealth to raise awareness about breast cancer | Service Learning
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean
Robert Lucero
  • Research Interest: Consumer and clinician-centered health information technology | Latino caregivers
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini
  • Research Interest: Psychiatric and mental health nursing
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil, Latino Studies

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Plant Pathology

Karen Garrett
  • Research Interest: Plant disease epidemics and management
  • Geographic Expertise: Andes

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Political Science

Leslie E. Anderson
  • Research Interest: Popular politics and citizen empowerment | Development of democracy
  • Geographic Expertise: Central America, Argentina
Carlos A. Suárez Carrasquillo
  • Research Interest: Urban politics | Gated communities | City marketing/branding
  • Geographic Expertise: Puerto Rico, Caribbean

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Religion

Anna L. Peterson
  • Research Interest: Christianity in Latin America | Social ethics | Environmental ethics
  • Geographic Expertise: Central America
Robin Wright
  • Research Interest: Indigenous religions | Ethnohistory | Indian policy
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil

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Sociology

Stephen Perz
  • Research Interest: Collaborative practice | Environmental conservation | Sustainable development | Complex systems | Resilience | Infrastructure | Population
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia
Barbara A. Zsembik
  • Research Interest: Migration and health | Family violence among Dominicans and Haitians
  • Geographic Expertise: General

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Soil and Water Science

Pedro A. Sanchez
  • Research Interest: Conservation and sustainable development | Tropical soils | Food production and hunger reduction
  • Geographic Expertise: Latin America, Southeast Asia, Africa
Jerry B. Sartain
  • Research Interest: Soil fertility
  • Geographic Expertise: General

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Spanish and Portuguese Studies

Jessi Aaron
  • Research Interest: Spanish linguistics
  • Geographic Expertise: Mexico
Susana Braylan
  • Research Interest: Spanish language instruction
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Kathryn Dwyer Navajas
  • Research Interest: Spanish language instruction
  • Geographic Expertise: Dominican Republic
Andréa C. L. Ferreira
  • Research Interest: Brazilian literature and history | Race and nation-building in Brazil
  • Geographical Expertise: Brazil
Antonio C. Gil
  • Research Interest: Spanish language instruction
  • Geographic Expertise: General
M. Elizabeth Ginway
  • Research Interest: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Brazilian narrative
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil
Emily Hind
  • Research Interest: Mexican literature | Mexican film | Mexican history and culture | Age studies and children's literature
  • Geographic Expertise: Mexico
Victor Jordan
  • Research Interest: Spanish language instruction | Latin American culture and civilization
  • Geographic Expertise: Colombia
Antonio-Sajid López
  • Research Interest: Latin Americanist focusing primarily on 20th and 21st-century Hispanic theater | Particularly interested in plays where the audience becomes an integral part of theatrical fiction
  • Geographic Expertise: Latin America - General
Gillian Lord
  • Research Interest: Second language acquisition | L2 phonetics and phonology | Technology in language education
  • Geographic Expertise: Mexico, Peru
Crystal Marull
  • Research Interests: Second language acquisition | Spanish language instruction | Online/distance learning | Digital instructional techniques
  • Geographic Expertise: Argentina
Ximena Moors
  • Research Interest: Spanish language instruction
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Greg Moreland
  • Research Interest: Languages across the curriculum and for the professions
  • Geographic Expertise: Mexico

Diego Pascual y Cabo
  • Research Interest: Heritage speaker bilingual development | Spanish in the US | Bilingualism
  • Geographic Expertise: United States
Charles Perrone
  • Research Interest: Luso-Brazilian studies and literature
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil
David Pharies
  • Research Interest: Romance historical linguistics
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Martín Sorbille
  • Research Interest: 19th century Spanish-American literature
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Clara Sotelo
  • Research Interest: Spanish language instruction
  • Geographic Expertise: Colombia
Jorge Valdés Kroff
  • Research Interest: Psycholinguistics | Spanish-English code-switching | Spanish heritage speakers
  • Geographic Expertise: General

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Telecommunication

Michael Leslie
  • Research Interest: Impact of media content on society from a cross-cultural perspective
  • Geographic Expertise: Mexico, Brazil
Amy Jo Coffey
  • Research Interest: Foreign language programming in the US | Audience analysis
  • Geographic Expertise: Latino Studies, Costa Rica
Churchill Roberts
  • Research Interest: Documentary film | International telecommunication | Social impact of the mass media
  • Geographic Expertise: Cuba, Panama

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Theatre and Dance

Joan Frosch
  • Research Interest: Dance ethnography | Choreography
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Tony Mata
  • Research Interest: Musical theater
  • Geographic Expertise: Latino studies
Augusto Soledade
  • Research Interest: African diasporic dance | Afro-Brazilian dance and culture
  • Geographic Expertise: Brazil

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Tourism, Recreation & Sport Management

Brijesh Thapa
  • Research Interest: People, parks and protected areas management | World Heritage Sites and tourism management | Tourist behaviors and impacts: socio-cultural, environmental, economic | Ecotourism and cultural heritage tourism | Tourism, conservation and sustainable development issues
  • Geographic Expertise: Caribbean, Latin America, Central America
Angélica M. Almeyda Zambrano
  • Research Interest: Human geography | Ecological anthropology | Human ecology | Political ecology | Tropical conservation and development | Land use and land cover change | Environmental change and water quality | Sustainability science
  • Geographic Expertise: Costa Rica, Peru, Brazil, Amazon

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Urban & Regional Planning

Jocelyn M. Widmer
  • Research Interest: Intersections of urban planning and global health, with a particular focus on community- and technology-based approaches to development where communication and education are equally critical for dissemination and development
    Geographic Expertise: Latin America, Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Haiti

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Veterinary Medicine

Klibs Galvão
  • Research Interest: Dairy cows, reproductive physiology & management | Dairy production medicine
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Jorge Hernandez
  • Research Interest: Epidemiology
  • Geographic Expertise: Mexico

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Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Miguel Acevedo
  • Research Interest: Quantitative ecology | Tropical ecology | Tropical diseases | Secondary forests | Conservation | Habitat prioritization
    Geographic Expertise: Puerto Rico, Caribbean
John Blake
  • Research Interest: Tropical ecology
  • Geographic Expertise: Ecuador, Amazon, Argentina
Lyn C. Branch
  • Research Interest: Conservation biology | Behavioral ecology | Landscape ecology
  • Geographic Expertise: Southern Cone
Robert Fletcher
  • Research Interest: Landscape and spatial ecology
  • Geographic Expertise: Ecuador
Susan K. Jacobson
  • Research Interest: Human dimensions of natural resource management | Environmental education
  • Geographic Expertise: General
Kathryn E. Sieving
  • Research Interest: Avian ecology and conservation
  • Geographic Expertise: General

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