MALAS Students

         

Students in the MA in Latin American Studies (MALAS) program come from a diverse educational and cultural background. Each student designs an individualized, interdisciplinary plan of study that draws on the social and natural sciences, the humanities, and the professional schools. We encourage you to looks through the profiles of our students to learn more about their background and their current research.


William Boose

Hometown: Naples, Florida

Education: B.A. in History, minor in Spanish, Florida State University

Email: wboose@ufl.edu 

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Laura Chren

Hometown: Longmont, Colorado

Education: B.A. with distinction in Anthropology, University of Colorado- Boulder

Email: laura.chren@ufl.edu 

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Erika Davis

Hometown: Allentown, Pennsylvania

Education: B.A. in Mathematics, Minors in Music and Latin American Studies, M.Ed. in Secondary Education, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Email: edavis1@ufl.edu 

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Kalthoum Elfasi

Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida

Education: B.A. in Spanish, Minor in Political Science, University of North Florida

Email: k.elfasi@ufl.edu 

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Jimmy Everett

Hometown: Orange City, Florida

Education: B.A. in International Studies, University of North Florida- Jacksonville

Email: jweverett3@ufl.edu

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Lorenzo Hamilton

Hometown: Fayetteville, North Carolina

Education: B.A. in Anthropology and International Global Studies (Concentration in Latin American and Caribbean Studies), University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Email: lorenzohamilton@ufl.edu 

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Patrick Hunt

Hometown: Plantation, FL

Interests: Seed sovereignty, agroecology, resiliency, and self-determination of plants and people

Email: patrickhunt@ufl.edu 

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Liz Hurtado Ccorimanya

Hometown: Cusco, Peru

Education: B.S. in Biology in Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad, Cusco

Email: lhurtado@ufl.edu 

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Zach Levitt

Hometown: Naples, Florida

Education: B.A. in Political Science, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL

Email: zlevitt@ufl.edu 

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Julia M. Lindberg

Hometown: Deltona, Florida

Education: B.A. in Spanish and Latin American Studies, Certified Translator and Interpreter, University of Central Florida

Email: jlindberg@ufl.edu 

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Vanessa Luna

Hometown: Lima, Peru

Education: B.S. in Biology in La Molina Agrarian University, Lima

Email: lunacelino.dv@ufl.edu 

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Nathania Martinez

Hometown: Miami, Florida

Education: Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, University of Florida

Email: nathaniamartinez@ufl.edu 

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Florencia Alejandra Otegui

Hometown: Montevideo, Uruguay / West Palm Beach, FL

Education: B.A. in International Affairs, magna cum laude, Florida State University

Email: otegui@law.ufl.edu 

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Ana Luiza Peterlini

Hometown: Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil

Education: Law, University of São Paulo

Email: a.avilapeterlini@ufl.edu 

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Anna Rodell

Hometown: Germantown, Tennessee

Education: B.A. with honors in Latin American Studies, Rhodes College

Email: anna.rodell@ufl.edu 

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Sofia A. Rogner

Hometown: Orlando, Florida

Education: B.A. in English Literature and Political Science, Minor in Latin American Studies - University of Florida

Email: srogner94@ufl.edu 

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Marcelo Santos Rocha da Silva

Hometown: Salvador, Brazil

Education: B.A. in International Relations with distinction, Centro Universitario Jorge Amado (UNIJORGE)

Email: m.santosrochadas@ufl.edu 

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