Center Blog

Welcome to the blog for the Center for Latin American Studies. Articles on our blog highlight center news, faculty interviews and publications, student accomplishments, and much more.


Center professors embrace roles as public intellectuals

Expertise in Latin American Studies presents opportunities to engage with the public media; Lillian Guerra (History), Andrew Janusz (Political Science), and Benjamin Hebblethwaite (Haitian Creole) share their motivations, challenges Read More


Student and professor co-author new book, "Global Populisms"

Center Director Carlos de la Torre and MALAS 2021 graduate Treethep Srisa-Nga examine populism throughout the world Read More


Introducing the new Latinamericanist

The Latinamericanist features the impact of the UF Center for Latin American Studies through the experiences and accomplishments of its students, faculty, alumni, and staff. Read More


Welcoming Dr. Mariana Mora, the 2022 Bacardi Family Eminent Scholar

Dr. Mora’s research focuses on struggles against violence and the continued processes of colonization as part of State formation in Latin America Read More


Robert Walker receives 2021 Carl O. Sauer Distinguished Scholarship Award

LAS professor wins award for significant contribution towards Latin American geography Read More