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  1. 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 Professor of Government at American University. From 2007-2009 he was Professor of Political Science and Director of Latin American Studies at Simon Fraser University,… More

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    (202) 885-6172

  1. 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 indigenous movements. In addition, Dr. Albro research… More

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    (202) 885-6174

  1. Dennis Stinchcomb, Program Manager

    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 the Center's portfolio of research on immigration… More

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    (202) 885-6710

  2. Alexandra Vranas, Program Coordinator

    Center for Latin American/Latino Studies

    Alexandra Vranas recently completed a Master of Arts in Spanish: Latin American Studies at American University. A former Graduate Assistant at CLALS, Alexandra is the Program Coordinator, managing partnerships and communications for the Center, in ad… More

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    (202) 885-6173

  1. Ines Luengo de Krom, Operations Administrator

    Center for Latin American/Latino Studies

    Ines Luengo de Krom is the Operations Administrator for the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies. She has a Master of Arts in Spanish: Latin American Studies and Certificate of Translation in English and Spanish, from American University. In … More

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    (202) 885-6178

  1. Luciano Melo

    Luciano Melo is a doctoral student researching democratic enclaves in undemocratic countries, especially in Latin America. Prior to coming to the U.S. he was was an instructor in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, giving classes and lectures to mo… More

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