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.
Hometown: St Catherine, Jamaica
Master of Arts (Education) specialization (Educational Leadership) (Distinction).(University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus Barbados)
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish with a minor in Education (First Class Honors). (University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus Barbados)
Teaching Diploma Primary Spanish Education (Trained Teacher). (St Joseph Teacher’s College Jamaica)
Associate of Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. (The College of Agriculture Science and Education Jamaica)
Hometown: Chimborazo, Ecuador
Education: B.Sc. in Agriculture and Minor in Liberal Arts, San Francisco de Quito University, Ecuador.
Graduate Studies in Human Rights, Indigenous Population and International Cooperation, Carlos III University, Madrid, Spain.
Hometown: Weston, Florida
Education: B.A. in International Studies (Focus on the Middle East), Minor in Latin American Studies, International Scholars Program and Peace Corp Prep in Youth Development Medallion, Spirituality and Health Certificate from The University of Florida
Hometown: Wilmington, North Carolina
Education: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University graduate with a Bachelor's degree in International Studies and a minor in Spanish. I also hold both a Waste Management and a Global Studies Certificate. I studied abroad as a Gilman Scholar in Montevideo, Uruguay during the Fall semester of 2016.