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Eric Hershberg Director, Center for Latin American and Latino Studies Center for Latin American/Latino Studies

Eric Hershberg is director of the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies and a professor of government at American University. From 2007-2009 he was President of the Latin American Studies Assoc

  hershber@american.edu

  (202) 885-6172

Robert Albro Research Associate Professor Center for Latin American/Latino Studies

Trained in sociocultural anthropology, Dr. Robert Albro has maintained a long-term ethnographic focus on urban and indigenous politics in Bolivia. He is also an expert on Latin American social and ind

  robert.d.albro@american.edu

  (202) 885-6174

Dennis Stinchcomb Assistant Director for Research Center for Latin American/Latino Studies

Dennis Stinchcomb joined the CLALS staff in May 2012 after completing graduate work in Spanish and Latin American Studies at American University. He currently manages several CLALS projects, including

  denniss@american.edu

  (202) 885-6710

Alexandra Flinn-Palcic Program Coordinator Center for Latin American/Latino Studies

Alexandra Flinn-Palcic joined the Center as Program Coordinator in October of 2019. She received her M.A. from the University of Florida’s College of the Arts and her two undergraduate degrees in Musi

  alexfp@american.edu

  (202) 885-6712

Christopher Kambhu Program Coordinator Center for Latin American/Latino Studies

Christopher Kambhu joined CLALS as the Program Coordinator in July. He received his M.A. from AU’s School of International Service in May 2019, studying human and environmental rights in Latin America

  kambhu@american.edu

Sergio Ovalle Cardenas Operations Administrator Center for Latin American/Latino Studies

Sergio Ovalle was born in Tunja, Colombia. He has a B.A. in Business Administration from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Sergio previously worked for Roa Sarmiento Abogados Asociados, Cemento Patrio

  sovalle@american.edu

  (202) 885-6178