Affiliate Advisory Board

2016-17

Cesar Abadia-Barrero, D.M.Sc., D.M.D., Harvard Medical School.
Global Health and Social Medicine; Oral Biology; Medical Anthropology; Human Rights.

Edith J. Barrett, Ph.D. – Northwestern University
Public Policy, Urban and Community Studies

Jon Bauer, J.D. – Yale University
Asylum and refugee law, employment discrimination.

Linda Halgunseth, Ph.D., University of Missouri
Latino and African American Parenting; Cultural Influences on Parent-Child Relations and Parenting; Children of Immigrants; Culturally-Appropriate Measurement Development

Fany Hannon, B.A., Smith College; M.Ed, University of Connecticut.
Director, Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center; Higher Education and Latinas/os.

Mark Healey, Ph.D., Duke University.
Urban Cultures; Populist Politics; State Power; Modern Citizenship.

Veronica Herrera, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Comparative Politics, Latin America, Environmental Policy

Guillermo Irizarry, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latina/o Literature and Culture. Ethnic studies in an American (hemispheric), context, and diaspora studies.

Marisol Ramos, M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University at Albany – SUNY; M.L.I.S., UCLA.
Library Liason to Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, Spanish and Anthropology and Curator of the Latin American and Caribbean Collections.

Blanca Rincon, Ph.D. Education Policy Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Under-represented students in STEM; diversity in higher education; Latinos in education.

2015-16

Cesar Abadia-Barrero, D.M.Sc., D.M.D., Harvard Medical School.
Global Health and Social Medicine; Oral Biology; Medical Anthropology; Human Rights.

Edith J. Barrett, Ph.D. – Northwestern University
Public Policy, Urban and Community Studies

Jon Bauer, J.D. – Yale University
Asylum and refugee law, employment discrimination.

Milagros Castillo-Montoya, Ed. D., Columbia University
Teaching and learning in urban colleges and universities.

Robin Greeley, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.
Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art; Nationalism studies; Mexico and Nicaragua.

Linda Halgunseth, Ph.D., University of Missouri
Latino and African American Parenting; Cultural Influences on Parent-Child Relations and Parenting; Children of Immigrants; Culturally-Appropriate Measurement Development

Fany Hannon, B.A., Smith College; M.Ed, University of Connecticut.
Director, Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center; Higher Education and Latinas/os.

Mark Healey, Ph.D., Duke University.
Urban Cultures; Populist Politics; State Power; Modern Citizenship.

Veronica Herrera, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Comparative Politics, Latin America, Environmental Policy

Guillermo Irizarry, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latina/o Literature and Culture. Ethnic studies in an American (hemispheric), context, and diaspora studies.

Lirio Negroni, Ph.D., Boston College School of Social Work.
Puerto Rican/Latino/a Studies Project; Mental health services to Latino/a children and adolescents.

Isaac (Morty) Ortega, Ph.D., Wildlife Sciences, Texas Tech University
Foraging ecology. Predator-prey relationship processes at the animal-animal level and animal-plant level. General ecology in Patagonia.

Melina Pappademos, Ph.D., New York University
Late 19th and 20th century Cuba, Afrian Diaspora, Caribean, and Latin America; racial consciousness; political cultures

Marisol Ramos, M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University at Albany – SUNY; M.L.I.S., UCLA.
Library Liason to Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, Spanish and Anthropology and Curator of the Latin American and Caribbean Collections.

Eugene Meilán Salorio, D.B.A., Harvard University
International Business, Foreign Investment, International Trade, Latin American Business, Business Strategy, Business Political Activities

Blanca G. Silvestrini, Ph.D., SUNY-Albany, J.S.M., Stanford
Caribbean and Modern Latin America; colonial medicine; law and society

2014-15

Robin Greeley, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.
Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art; Nationalism studies; Mexico and Nicaragua.

Fany Hannon, B.A., Smith College; M.Ed, University of Connecticut.
Director, Puerto Rican/ Latin American Cultural Center; Higher Education and Latinas/os.

Jacqueline Loss, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
19th and 20th century Spanish American Literature; Cultural Studies and Postcolonial Literature; Cuba.

Elizabeth Mahan, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
Media-State Relations in Latin America; Latin American Popular Culture; Mexico.

Maria D. Martinez, MSW, University of Connecticut School of Social Work.
Director, Center for Academic Programs and Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Instruction, Institute for Student Success

Isaac (Morty) Ortega, Ph.D., Wildlife Sciences, Texas Tech University
Foraging ecology. Predator-prey relationship processes at the animal-animal level and animal-plant level. General ecology in Patagonia.

Melina Pappademos, Ph.D., New York University
Late 19th and 20th century Cuba, Afrian Diaspora, Caribean, and Latin America; racial consciousness; political cultures

Marisol Ramos, M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University at Albany – SUNY; M.L.I.S., UCLA.
Library Liason to Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, Spanish and Anthropology and Curator of the Latin American and Caribbean Collections.

Susan Randolph, Ph.D., Cornell University.
Development Economics; Mexico.

Eugene Meilán Salorio, D.B.A., Harvard University
International Business, Foreign Investment, International Trade, Latin American Business, Business Strategy, Business Political Activities

Blanca G. Silvestrini, Ph.D., SUNY-Albany, J.S.M., Stanford
Caribbean and Modern Latin America; colonial medicine; law and society

Matthew Singer, Ph.D., Duke University
Comparative Politics adn Latin American Politics

Lisa Werkmeister-Rozas, Ph.D, Smith College.
Puerto Rican/ Latino/ a Studies Project; Racial/ Ethnic Identity Development; Intergroup Dialogue; Bilingual / Bicultural Clinical Issues; Cultural Competence / Relevance, Health Disparities.