Steering Committee

  • Goldstein, Donna
    • Title/Department: Director, Latin American Studies Center; Associate Professor, Anthropology
    • Geographic Research Area: Brazil, Argentina, Southern Cone
    • Research/Teaching Focus: Research: Pharmaceutical Politics, Science Studies, Cold War, Nuclear Energy, Health, Environment, and Toxicity, Neoliberalism, Globalization, Crime and Violence in Latin America. Teaching: Political Economy and Power, Critical Medical Anthropology, The Anthropology of Latin America, Race, Class, and Gender in Brazil, Southern Cone Dictatorships, Latin American Films
    • Website: http://www.colorado.edu/anthropology/faculty/goldstein/
       
  • Bayard de Volo, Lorraine
    • Title/Department: Associate Professor, Women and Gender Studies
    • Geographic Research Area: Cuba, Nicaragua, Colombia, Mexico (Chiapas)
    • Research/Teaching Focus: Gender and war in Latin America; gender and revolution; gender and social movements; women and politics in Latin America
    • Website: http://wgst.colorado.edu/faculty/bayard-de-volo
       
  • Brown, David
    • Title/Department: Professor, Political Science
    • Geographic Research Area: Brazil
    • Research/Teaching Focus: Democracy and its impact on economic development; politics and NGOS in the Brazilian Amazon
    • Website: http://spot.colorado.edu/~dsbrown/
       
  • Bryan, Joe
    • Title/Department: Assistant Professor, Geography
    • Geographic Research Area:Honduras, Nicaragua
    • Research/Teaching Focus: Indigenous politics in the Americas; Environment and Development; Critical Cartography
       
  • Buffington, Robert
    • Title/Department: Associate Professor, Women and Gender Studies
    • Geographic Research Area: Mexico
    • Research/Teaching Focus: Research: Mexican Masculinities; Gender, Sexuality, and Migration; Global History of Sexuality; Crime and Criminality in Mexico and Latin America. Teaching: Global Gender Studies, Sex Work and Sex Trafficking, Mexican History (Modern Period), Latin American History (Modern Period)
       
  • Elmore, Peter
    • Title/Department: Professor, Spanish and Portuguese
    • Research/Teaching Focus: Latin American Historical Fiction, Crime Fiction, Latin American Urban Fiction. Teaching: Latin American Non-Fiction, Prison Narratives, Media and Literature in Latin America, Authorship and Cultural Agency in Latin America.
       
  • Gomez, Leila
    • Title/Department: Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese
    • Geographic Research Area: Argentina, Peru, Paraguay, Mexico, Central America
    • Research/Teaching Focus: Latin American Literature and Culture in XIX and XX century, Travel Writing.
    • Website: http://www.colorado.edu/spanish/leila-gomez
       
  • Sue, Christina
    • Title/Department: Assistant Professor, Sociology
    • Geographic Research Area: Mexico
    • Research/Teaching Focus: Comparative Race and Ethnicity, Immigration, Gender, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methodology, the Sociology of Latin America