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Latin American/Latino Studies
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Stinchcomb, Dennis A
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Latin American/Latino Studies
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8137
  1. Randolph Persaud, Associate Professor

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Dr. Persaud is the author and editor of books, articles, and journals, and is currently working on a study of the nuances of American hegemony.

    Send email to Randolph Persaud

    (202) 885-1757

  2. Adrienne Pine, Associate Professor

    CAS - Anthropology

    Adrienne Pine is a militant medical anthropologist who has worked in Honduras, Mexico, Korea, the United States, and Egypt. In her book, Working Hard, Drinking Hard: On Violence and Survival in Honduras, she argues that the symbolic violence resultin… More

    Send email to Adrienne Pine

    (202) 885-1845

  3. Jennifer Poole, Assistant Professor

    SIS - School of International Service

    Professor Poole’s research and teaching interests fall at the intersection of international trade, labor economics, and development economics. With an emphasis on Brazil, her broad research agenda considers the effects of global integration on local … More

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    (202) 885-6689

  4. Arturo Porzecanski, Distinguished Economist in Residence

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Dr. Arturo C. Porzecanski, Distinguished Economist in Residence, is an expert in international finance, emerging markets and Latin American economics. He previously taught at Columbia University, New York University, and Williams College, but is a la… More

    Send email to Arturo Porzecanski

    (202) 885-1602

  5. Anthony Quainton, Distinguished Diplomat in Residence

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Ambassador Anthony Quainton is the Diplomat-in-Residence and a professor of U.S. Foreign Policy, having previously served in the United States Foreign Service and held ambassadorships to the Central African Republic, Nicaragua, Kuwait, and Peru.

    Send email to Anthony Quainton

    (202) 885-1669

  6. Cathy Schneider, Associate Professor

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Cathy Lisa Schneider writes and teaches on urban politics, comparative social movements, collective violence, urban policing, criminal justice, immigration and racial and ethnic discrimination in Europe, the United States, and Latin America. Her publ… More

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    (202) 885-1666

  7. Ana Serra, Associate Professor

    CAS-World Lang and Cultures

    Author of The New Man in Cuba: Culture and Identity in the Revolution (2007), Serra's research and teaching dwells on the relationship between politics, aesthetics and ideology in Latin America, particularly during the era that started with the Cuban… More

    Send email to Ana Serra

    (202) 885-2384

  8. Robert Sicina, Executive in Residence

    KSB - International Business

    Professor Sicina has 30 years of experience in senor executive positions at Citibank, American Express and various entrepreneurial endeavors. He worked for thirteen years in Latin America for Citibank, where he served as Country Manager of Colombia a… More

    Send email to Robert Sicina

    (202) 885-1858

  9. Matthew M. Taylor, Associate Professor

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Professor Taylor's research and teaching interests include state capacity, corruption, and Latin American political economy. He has lived and worked extensively in Brazil, most recently as a member of the faculty at the University of São Paulo, from … More

    Send email to Matthew M. Taylor

    (202) 885-2474

  10. Amelia Tseng, Instructor

    CAS - Education/Teaching/Health

    Amelia Tseng brings her expertise in sociolinguistics and education to her role as Lecturer and Director of the Bilingual Education program at American University. She holds her Ph.D in Linguistics from Georgetown University, an M.S. in Linguistics f… More

    Send email to Amelia Tseng

    (202) 885-3098

  11. Ximena Varela, Director, Arts Management Program

    CAS - Performing Arts

    Ximena Varela is a researcher, educator, and consultant with more than 20 years of experience in international cultural policy, management practice, marketing strategy, arts management research, and culturally sustainable development. She has worked … More

    Send email to Ximena Varela

    (202) 885-3883

  12. Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, Associate Professor

    CAS - Sociology

    Dr. Vidal-Ortiz's scholarship cuts across racialization, sexuality, gender, and religion, and is interdisciplinary. Aside from the award winning book The Sexuality of Migration, and current completion of his book manuscript about sexual minorities in… More

    Send email to Salvador Vidal-Ortiz

    (202) 885-2443

  13. Nuria Vilanova, Assistant Professor and Associate Dept Chair, World Languages & Cultures

    CAS-World Lang and Cultures

    Núria Vilanova teaches Latin American Culture, Literature and Cinema. Her research is devoted to the impact of social change and migration on cultural production. She works on textual and cinematic narratives of violence, inequality and poverty, part… More

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    (202) 885-2393

  14. Brenda Werth, Associate Professor

    CAS-World Lang and Cultures

    Brenda Werth's research interests include Latin American theatre, performance, documentary film, memory studies, and translation. She is author of the book Theatre, Performance, and Memory Politics in Argentina (Palgrave 2010); co-editor (with Paola … More

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    (202) 885-1449

  15. Paul Winters, Professor

    CAS - Economics

    Professor Winters’ research interests include impact evaluation of development projects, rural poverty, migration and remittances, fertility, cash transfer programs in developing countries, rural livelihood strategies, tourism and smallholder agricul… More

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    (202) 885-3792

  16. Gay Young, Professor

    CAS - Sociology

    (Gloria A.) Gay Young has a longstanding focus on gender and development (GAD) which has led her to study a range of issues, including the nature and consequences of women’s labor force participation in neo-colonial societies – in Mexico, in particul… More

    Send email to Gay Young

    (202) 885-2254

  17. Joseph Young, Associate Professor and Department Chair, JLC

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Professor Young's interests relate to the cross-national causes and consequences of political violence. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles across academic disciplines, including political science, economics, criminology, and internation… More

    Send email to Joseph Young

    (202) 885-2618