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Faculty & Staff

Program Coordinator and Staff

Nanci Buiza

Associate Professor

Coordinator for Latin American and Latino Studies Program

Peace & Conflict Studies

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8163
  2. Kohlberg 339

Interests: Latin American literature, Central American and Mexican cultural studies, U.S. Latino/a studies, and diasporic and transnational community formations.

Nanci Buiza

Molly Lawrence

Administrative Assistant

Interdisciplinary Programs Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7750
  2. Trotter Hall 107
Molly Lawrence

Bertha Saldierna

Administrative Assistant

Interdisciplinary Programs Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7674
  2. Trotter Hall 107

Program Committee

Elaine Allard

Assistant Professor

Educational Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8635
  2. Pearson Hall 203
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Diego Armus

Professor

On leave 2019-2020

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8094
  2. Trotter 220

Interests: Latin America, urban, diseases, migrations, social and cultural history

Diego Armus

Nanci Buiza

Associate Professor

Coordinator for Latin American and Latino Studies Program

Peace & Conflict Studies

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8163
  2. Kohlberg 339

Interests: Latin American literature, Central American and Mexican cultural studies, U.S. Latino/a studies, and diasporic and transnational community formations.

Nanci Buiza

Désirée Díaz

Assistant Professor

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7682
  2. Kohlberg 338

Interests: Latin American literature and cultural studies, Caribbean literature and visual culture, US Latino/a studies, film studies, performance studies, popular and material culture, urban studies. 

Désirée Díaz

Christopher Fraga

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Sociology & Anthropology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-4823
  2. Kohlberg 245
  3. Office Hours:

    Mondays 1:00pm- 3:00pm

Christopher Fraga

Sam Handlin

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Latin American & Latino Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-3411
  2. Trotter 313

José-Luis Machado

Associate Professor

Ecology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8562
  2. Singer 401

Research: Invasive species and plant physiological ecology of temperate and tropical ecosystems

Luciano Martínez

Associate Professor and Department Chair

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8016
  2. Kohlberg 343

Interests: Latin American Cultural Studies, LGBT studies and queer theory, Southern Cone and Brazilian literatures, Latin American cinema.

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Edwin Mayorga

Assistant Professor

Educational Studies

Latin American and Latino Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6154
  2. Pearson Hall 204

Braulio Muñoz

Centennial Professor of Sociology

Sociology & Anthropology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8110
  2. Kohlberg 242
  3. Office Hours:

    Thursdays 11:00- Noon
    or by appointment

Braulio Muñoz

Roberto Vargas

Research Librarian for Humanities + Interdisciplinary Studies

McCabe Library

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6107
  2. McCabe Library 120

Affiliated Faculty

James Padilioni

Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6268
  2. Parrish 253