Carlos de la Torre

Director · University of Florida

De la Torre is an expert in Latin American populism from a global perspective and in racism and citizenship in Ecuador.

Racism and Citizenship in the Americas Populism Latin American Studies Democratization Authoritarianism

Linda Trinh Vo

Professor, Department of Asian American Studies · UC Irvine

Dr. Linda Trinh Vo is a Professor and former Chair of the Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Irvine.

Gender Relations Racial and Ethnic Relations Vietnamese Experience Asian American Studies Immigrants and refugees

Joseph Jordan

Director, Sonya Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History · UNC at Chapel Hill

For more than 20 years Joseph Jordan has been an educator, researcher and program manager in the arts and in cultural heritage

African / Afro - American Studies African American Culture Black and Native American Interactions Afro-Latin Studies Racial Justice

Robert Walker

Professor · University of Florida

Robert Walker is a human geographer with training in statistics and economics who studies land cover change processes.

The Amazon Latin American Studies Land Use Change Modeling Geospatial Analysis and Techniques Land-Climate Interactions

Nadia Y. Kim

Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Migration Immigration Race and Ethnicity Gender and Transnationality/Globalization Race/Gender/Class Intersectionality

Brian Edwards

Dean & Professor of English School of Liberal Arts · Tulane University

Brian Edwards examines U.S. literature and culture in a global context, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.

Middle East Studies Higher Education Administration

Tanya Saunders

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Tanya Saunders is interested in the ways in which the African Diaspora, throughout the Americas, use the arts as a tool for social change.

Sociology of Culture Social Identity Latin American and Caribbean Studies Comparative Sociology African Diaspora Studies

Sharon Austin

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Sharon Wright Austin’s teaching and research interests are in American Government, Urban Politics, and African American Politics.

Southern Politics African American Politics Urban Politics

Erin Devlin

Associate Professor of History and American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Devlin focuses on race, public memory, and social justice

American Studies Social Justice Race Public Memory American History

Heather Chiero

Associate Professor of History, Anthropology and Philosophy · Augusta University

Dr. Chiero is a leading scholar in Latin American & U.S. Western history and the Spanish colonial periphery of the Caribbean Basin.

Material Culture Social History Underrepresented Populations Central America Latin America

Welson Tremura

Professor of Music and Latin American Studies · University of Florida

Welson Tremura specializes in ethnomusicology (folk religion, technology, and interdisciplinary projects) and world music.

Music and Religion (Folk Catholicism), Samba, and Bossa-Nova Portuguese Language (Culture, Politics, and Identity) Musicology Latin American Studies Business in Latin America (Management, Law, and International Consulting)

Traci Parker

Associate Professor of Afro-American Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Traci Parker’s interests include African American women’s history, race and racism, class, labor, capitalism, and consumer culture.

Race, Class and Consumer Culture African American History and Culture African American History Race and Racism

Seretha Williams

Interim Chair of English and World Languages · Augusta University

Professor Williams is an expert in Africa and African Diaspora, Digital Humanities, and Digital Publication.

Digital Publication Africa and African Diaspora Digital Humanities

Frederick W. Gooding, Jr.

Dr. Ronald E. Moore Professor in Humanities · Texas Christian University

Race, Racism and Discrimination in Pop Culture and/or Mainstream Media (e.g., movies, music and sports).

Sports Movies Discrimination Representations of Race Mainstream Media

Vanessa Díaz

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Hollywood Celebrity Culture Cuba Latin America oral & life histories

Marne L. Campbell

Associate Professor and Chair of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

African American History The American West 19th and 20th Century US History Gender and Women's HIstory Urban History

Jennifer L. Eich

Professor of Modern Languages and Literature - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Colonial Spanish-American Conventual Writings 19th-Century and Contemporary Mexican Narratives and Poetry Latin American and Latina/O Women Writers

Christopher L. Busey

Assistant Professor of Curriculum, Teaching, and Teacher Education School of Teaching and Learning; Affiliate Faculty, Center for Latin American Studies · University of Florida

Christopher Busey’s research broadly examines the intersection of race and education.

Intersections of African American and Afro-Latinx Racial Thought in Education Educational Activism and Policy for Afro-descendant Communities Afro-Latin History and Citizenship Education Latin American Studies

Rebecca Hanson

Professor · University of Florida

Rebecca Hanson has conducted research on participatory democratic neighborhood experiments and police militarization.

Venezuelan Politics Socialism Political Theory Latin American Studies Citizen Security and Policing

Antonio Barrenechea

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Antonio Barrenechea is a scholar and teacher of literature of the Americas and cinema.

Comparative Literature Cinema Studies Literature of the Americas