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Rosental Alves
Rosental Alves, B.A.
Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6851
E-mail: rosental.alves@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
International journalism; foreign correspondence; Latin American studies; Brazilian studies; online journalism; communication; freedom of the press
Jonathan Brown
Jonathan Brown, Ph.D.
Professor of History
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7218
E-mail: jcbrown@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Latin American economic and labor history; the Mexican and Cuban Revolutions; Argentina; Fidel Castro
Donna DeCesare
Donna DeCesare
Associate Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1980
E-mail: donna.decesare@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Documentary photography, video storytelling, Latin American studies: human rights and visual documentary, journalism and trauma, children at risk, child soldiers, youth gangs, visual storytelling for NGOs and non-profit sector.
Henry Dietz
Henry Dietz, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Government
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7209
E-mail: h.dietz@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Latin American politics: urban poverty and politics, civil-military relations, parties and party systems, Peru
Hector Dominguez-Ruvalcaba
Hector Dominguez-Ruvalcaba
Associate Professor
Spanish and Portuguese
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-2780
E-mail: hectordominguez@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Queer Latin American Studies, Mexican representations of masculinity, gender violence at the US-Mexico border and criminal organizations in Mexico
Ariel Dulitzky
Ariel Dulitzky , J.D., LLM
Clinical Professor
School of Law

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 232-1256
E-mail: ADULITZKY@LAW.UTEXAS.EDU

EXPERTISE
International human rights law; Latin America.
Elsie Echeverri-Carroll
Elsie Echeverri-Carroll, Ph.D.
Research Professor; Director Economic Development Program
Bureau of Business Research
IC2 Institute

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7811
E-mail: e.carroll@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Mexico; Economics--Trade Latin America Economic Integration Wage Inequalities High-technology clusters; Gender Issues--Women in business
William Glade
William Glade, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Department of Economics
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512.471.3211
E-mail: glade@eco.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Economic development in Latin America; comparative economic systems;economics of the arts and cultural policy; international cultural relations
Kenneth Greene
Kenneth Greene, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Government
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7206
E-mail: kgreene@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Mexican political parties and elections, Latin American politics, research methods, voting behavior in Mexico and Latin America, social movements, and comparative democratization
Frank Guridy
Frank Guridy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7267
E-mail: fguridy@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Cuba and African-Americans; African Diaspora in Latin American and the Caribbean; U.S. presence in Latin America; Afro-Diasporic Encounters between Cubans and U.S. Americans of African descent in the twentieth century; racialization in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean, hemispheric cultural history, transnational history
John Higley
John Higley, Ph.D.
Professor of Government and Sociology
Departments of Government and Sociology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7236 (Govt.); 512-471-9607 (Aus. Studies)
E-mail: jhigley@mail.la.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Comparative politics; Australia and New Zealand; Political elites; business, Political Sociology
Kristine Hopkins
Kristine Hopkins, Ph.D.
Lecturer
Sociology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512.471.8313
E-mail: khopkins@prc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Reproductive health issues in Latin America, the US-Mexico border, and Texas; impact of contraceptive availability among Mexican origin women on the US-Mexico border; teen pregnancy in Texas; overuse of cesarean section in Brazil and Mexico
Manuel Justiz
Manuel Justiz, Ph.D.
Dean
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7255
E-mail: n/a

EXPERTISE
Education and public policy; politics of education; equal access for minorities in education systems; Latin American programs
Gregory Knapp
Gregory Knapp, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Department of Geography and The Environment
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512.232.1588
E-mail: gwk@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Cultural and Political Ecology, Historical Geography, Latin America (especially Andes)
Naomi Lindstrom
Naomi Lindstrom, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512.471.4936
E-mail: lindstrom@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Gender and the Study of Latin American Literature, Latin American Jewish Studies, On-Line Scholarly Resources, Translation, Sociology of the Arts, Latin American narrative; Jewish studies.
Robin Moore
Robin Moore, PhD
Professor of Ethnomusicology
Butler School of Music
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 0373
E-mail: robin.moore@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
His principal research interests include music, nationalism and socialism, historical ethnomusicology,music and race relations,popular music and socialist art aesthetics.
Joseph Potter
Joseph Potter, Ph.D.
Professor
Sociology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512.471.8341
E-mail: joe@prc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Reproductive health, population and development, demographic estimation, Latin America and Texas. Evaluating impact of policies and funding for family planning in Texas.
 
Joel Sherzer, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Department of Anthropology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8516
E-mail: jsherzer@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Linguistic anthropology sociolinguistics; ethnography of speaking; speech, play, and verbal art; native american discourse, Arts & Humanities.
Chandler Stolp
Chandler Stolp, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
LBJ School of Public Affairs

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4962
E-mail: stolp@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Latin American public policy; economic integration; applied statistics
Peter Ward
Peter Ward, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Sociology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6302
E-mail: peter.ward@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Urban sociology and planning; low-income housing policy; development theory and social policy; contemporary Mexican politics; Latin America
Peter Ward
Peter Ward, PhD
C.B. Smith Sr. Centennial Chair in US-Mexico Relations
LBJ School of Public Affairs

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6302
E-mail: peter.ward@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Latin American urbanization, contemporary Mexican politics, community development and housing policy in developing countries, planning in Mexico City, colonia-type housing in the United States, US-Mexico relations, Governance and politics and Latin America
Kurt Weyland
Kurt Weyland, Ph.D.
Lozano Long Professor of Latin American Politics
Government
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7253
E-mail: kweyland@mail.la.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Democratization, market reform, social policy and policy diffusion, and populism in Latin America, social and economic policy for Latin America, especially Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Venezuela
Mercedes de Uriarte
Mercedes de Uriarte, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1979
E-mail: merlyn@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Minorities and media; U.S. foreign coverage; U.S. crisis coverage of Latin America; newsroom diversity; history of U.S. press; feminism


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