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Alemán, Stephanie W.
UW-Stevens Point
Department of Anthropology
Research/Teaching Interests: Amazonian/Amerindian cultures; indigenous identity; globalization and development
Country Interests: Guyana, Latin America
Stephanie.Aleman@uwsp.edu
(715) 346-4055 voice

Ament, Gail
Morningside College
Department of Modern and Classical Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: contemporary Mayan literature and cultural identity; Central American literature and politics; post-colonial literary theory; colonial Latin American literature
Country Interests: Guatemala, Central America
ament@morningside.edu
(712) 274-5187 voice

Armacanqui-Tipacti, Elia
UW-Stevens Point
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Latin American literature, culture and civilization; Peruvian women writers
Country Interests: Peru
earmacan@uwsp.edu

Aronson, Stacey Parker
University of Minnesota, Morris
Department of Spanish
Research/Teaching Interests: All levels of Spanish language and literature; Brazilian Portuguese; representation of sexual violence in early modern literature
Country Interests: Latin America; Brazil
aronsosp@morris.umn.edu
http://academics.morris.umn.edu/stacey-parker-aronson

Avín, Rose-Marie
UW-Eau Claire
Department of Economics
Research/Teaching Interests: economic development; women and economic development
Country Interests: Nicaragua
avinr@uwec.edu

Barker, Richard
UW-Stevens Point
Department of Foreign Languages
rbarker@uwsp.edu

Bellver Sáez, Pilar
Marquette University
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: Contemporary Latin American literature; U.S. Latino literature; cultural studies Country Interests: Latin America, Mexico
pilar.bellver@marquette.edu

Bird, Maribel
Viterbo University (La Crosse, WI)
Department of Spanish
Research/Teaching Interests: Latin American literature; Spanish for special purposes (i.e. Medical, Social Services)
Country Interests: Mexico, Puerto Rico (USA), Cuba
mvbird@viterbo.edu

Bockelman, Brian
Ripon College
Department of History
Research/Teaching Interests: intellectual and cultural history of Argentina in the early 20th century; bohemian cultures outside Europe
Country Interests: Argentina
BockelmanB@ripon.edu
(920) 748-8734 voice

Borja, Jonathan
UW-La Crosse
Department of Music
Research/Teaching Interests: Mexican Concert Music of the 20th Century
Country Interests: Mexico
jborja@uwlax.edu
(608) 785-8410 voice

Breining, Daniel
UW-Stevens Point
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: colonial topics; theater/drama; gay themes and queer theory; chicano literature
Country Interests: Mexico, U.S. Southwest and areas of Hispanic populations in the U.S.
dbreinin@uwsp.edu

Brokaw, Steven
UW-La Crosse
Department of Marketing
Research/Teaching Interests: international marketing; cross-cultural negotiation; teaching globalization
Country Interests: Mexico, Central America
brokaw.step@uwlax.edu
(608) 785-6753 voice

Brown, Pete
UW-Oshkosh
Department of Religious Studies and Anthropology
Research/Teaching Interests: economic anthropology; historical anthropology; ethnicity; social inequality
Country Interests: Mexico
brownp@uwosh.edu

Bryan, Catherine
UW-Oshkosh
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
bryan@uwosh.edu

Calmes, Victoria
UW-La Crosse
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Spanish language skill development, Spanish literature and film
Country Interests: Spain, Latin America in general
calmes.vict@uwlax.edu

Caneiro-Livingston, Graciela
Clarke College (Dubuque, IA)
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Argentine literature and culture; avant-garde literature
Country Interests: Spain, Argentina
graciela.caneiro-livingston@clarke.edu
(563) 588-6400 voice
(563) 588-6789 fax

Carrillo, Germán
Marquette University
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: colonial and 20th century literature; Spanish for the professions; courses in culture/civilization; contemporary issues in the Hispanic world; multicultural issues; service learning
Country Interests: Latin America, Spain
german.carrillo@marquette.edu

Castañeda, Belén
Marquette University
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: Spanish American literature - 20th century narrative
Country Interests: Spain, Latin America, Caribbean
belen.castaneda@marquette.edu

Collins, Jennifer Noelle
UW-Stevens Point
Department of Political Science
Research/Teaching Interests: Latin American politics; comparative politics; democratization; social and indigenous movements
Country Interests: Bolivia, Ecuador
jecollin@uwsp.edu
(715) 346-2439 voice

Cortés, Rocío
UW-Oshkosh
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: colonial to contemporary Latin American literature; culture and civilization; language, composition, conversation and translation
Country Interests: Latin America in general
cortes@uwosh.edu
(715) 836-4287 voice

Cortés-Vélez, Dinorah
Marquette University
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: Colonial Latin American literature and culture; Baroque of Indies; Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz; female writing
Country Interests: Latin America, Mexico
dinorah.cortes-velez@marquette.edu

Craig-Odders, Renee
UW-Stevens Point
Department of Spanish

Crosby, Margaret
Alverno College
Department of World Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: 20th and 21st Century Hispanic Women's Literature, Feminist/Gender Studies
Country Interests: Argentina, Chile, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Mexico
margaret.crosby@alverno.edu
(414) 382-6385 voice

Cruz, Felicia
College of St. Catherine (St. Paul, MN)
Department of Spanish
Research/Teaching Interests: comparative colonial and postcolonial theory and literatures, Latin American and Filipino nationalist discourses, gender studies
Country Interests: Latin America in general
fjcruz@stkate.edu

Cruz, Marcelo
UW-Green Bay
Department of Urban and Regional Studies
Research/Teaching Interests: urban and cultural geography; geography of South America; Latino migration to the US
Country Interests: Andean South America
Cruzm@uwgb.edu
(920) 465-2360 voice
(920) 465-2791 fax

Dalstrom, Matthew
Rockford College (Rockford, IL)
Department of Anthropology and Sociology
Research/Teaching Interests: US/Mexico border, medical tourism, aging, and health disparaties
Country Interests: Mexico
mdalstrom@rockford.edu
(815) 226-4091

Daly, Tara A.
Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)
Department of Foreign Languages and Literature
Research/Teaching Interests: Contemporary Andean Literatures and Cultures; Queer theory; Amazon Studies
Country Interests: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia
tara.daly@marquette.edu

Day, John Frederick
St. Norbert College (DePere, WI)
Department of Modern Foreign Language
Research/Teaching Interests: Latin American literature; 20th century fiction; civilization
Country Interests: Ecuador, Costa Rica, Mexico, Guatemala, Brazil, Peru
john.day@snc.edu

De Costa, Elena
Carroll College (Waukesha, WI)
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: second language acquisition; testimonial literature; contemporary popular drama; contemporary poetry
Country Interests: Chile, Argentina, Cuba, Spain, Guatemala, El Salvador
edecosta@carrollu.edu

DeGrave, Analisa E.
UW-Eau Claire
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Latin American poetry; Utopia; U.S. Latino Literature
Country Interests: generalist
degravae@uwec.edu
(715) 836-4546 voice
(715) 836-2922 fax

DeGrave, Jeff R.
UW-Eau Claire
Department of Geography and Anthropology
Research/Teaching Interests: Latin American politics; migration; development; use of GIS in Latin America
Country Interests: generalist, Cuba
degravjr@uwec.edu
(715) 836-4471 voice

Depiante, Marcela
UW-Eau Claire
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: syntax and morphology; Spanish linguistics (Ellipsis phenomena, Cliticization, Coordination)
Country Interests: Argentina
depianma@uwec.edu
(715) 836-6049 voice

Donoghue, Michael E.
Marquette University
Department of History
Research/Teaching Interests: history of U.S. foreign relations; history of 20th century U.S.-Latin American relations (Central America and the Caribbean); the U.S. and Cuba
Country Interests: Panama, Guatemala
michael.donoghue@marquette.edu
(414) 288-1635 voice

Dorado, Dorian
UW-La Crosse
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: business Spanish; language; literature
Country Interests: Hispanic communities
dorado.dori@uwlax.edu
(608) 785-8323 voice

dos Santos, Pedro G.
Luther College
Departments of Political Science
Research/Teaching Interests: Women's Representation, Gender Quotas, Electoral Institutions, Elections and Campaign Finance, Women Presidents, Comparative Political Economy in Latin America
Country Interests: Brazil
dosspe01@luther.edu
http://www.professordos.net/

Dosh, Paul
Macalester College
Department of Political Science
Research/Teaching Interests: Comparative politics, urban politics, social movements
Country Interests: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
dosh@macalester.edu
http://www.macalester.edu/academics/politicalscience/facultystaff/pauldosh/
(615) 641-0416

Fares, Gustavo
Lawrence University (Appleton, WI)
Department of Spanish
Research/Teaching Interests: Latin American literatures, civilizations, and cultures; contemporary art and art criticism; contemporary Argentine women writers; Borges
Country Interests: Argentina, Mexico
faresg@lawrence.edu
http://www.lawrence.edu/fac/faresg

Farrell, Martin
Ripon College (Ripon, WI)
Department of Politics and Government
Research/Teaching Interests: development and change in Latin America; globalization issues
Country Interests: Argentina, Brazil, Cuba
farrellm@ripon.edu
(920) 748-8197 voice
(920) 748-7243 fax
http://www.ripon.edu/academics/faculty/profiles/farrell_m.html

Fernández, Manuel
UW-Eau Claire
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: narratives of the Hispanic Caribbean; Latin American narratives of the Boom and the Post-Boom; interdisciplinary courses with a focus on Latin American and U.S. Latino issues
Country Interests: Cuba
fernanm@uwec.edu
(715) 836-2390 (voice)

Fernández-Meardi, Hernán
UW-Green Bay
Department of Humanistic Studies
Research/Teaching Interests: Articulation of the concept of violence in Hispanic literature; cultural economy in Latin American modernity; subaltern groups in Latin America and the discourses of the construction of identities in Latin-American countries
Country Interests: Argentina
fernandh@uwgb.edu
(920) 465-2665 (voice)

Flamboe, Jennifer M.
Alverno College
Department of World Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Healthcare interpretation, Latino cultures, sociolinguistics
Country Interests: Ecuador, South America
jennifer.flamboe@alverno.edu
(414) 382-6290

Frederick, Jake
Lawrence University
History Department
Research/Teaching Interests: ethnicity, uprising, and fire policy in the colonial era
Country Interests: Mexico
jake.frederick@lawrence.edu
(920) 832-6678 voice
(920) 832-6944 fax

Freire, Virginia
UW-Stevens Point
Department of Biology
Research/Teaching Interests: ethnobotany; uses and applications of medicinal plants
Country Interests: Guatemala
vfreire@uwsp.edu
(715) 346-2159 (voice)

Gates-Madsen, Nancy
Luther College
Department of Modern Languages, Literature, and Linguistics
Research/Teaching Interests: Contemporary Latin American Literature and Culture, Memory Studies, Literatures and the Environment
Country Interests: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico, Central America
nancy.gatesmadsen@luther.edu
(563) 387-2982

Genova, Thomas
University of Minnesota-Morris
Humanities (Spanish)
Research/Teaching Interests: 19th-century literature; hemispheric studies; Afrolatinidades; historical novel; translation studies
Country Interests: Caribbean, Argentina, Brazil
tgenova@morris.umn.edu

Gibbs, Virginia
Luther College (Decorah, IA)
Department of Modern Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Spanish exploration in the upper Mississippi Valley; Latino literatures of the U.S.; 20th Century literature and cultures of Spain
Country Interests: Spain, US
gibbsvir@luther.edu

Goff, Victoria
UW-Green Bay
Departments of Communication, History, Women's Studies
Research/Teaching Interests: 19th and 20th century Latin American history with specific interests in media, labor, women, and immigration and migration history
Country Interests: Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Latin America in general
goffv@uwgb.ed

González, Gail
UW-Parkside
Department of Modern Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Contemporary Hispanic American literature; post-dictatorship literature; detective fiction
Country Interests: Argentina
gail.gonzalez@uwp.edu (262) 595-2396 voice
(262) 595-2271 fax
http://uwp.edu/~gonzalez/

González-Muntaner, Elena
UW-Oshkosh
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: 19th Century Latin American literature; Spanish and Latin American women writers; Spanish language and culture
Country Interests: Latin America in general, Spain
gonzalee@uwosh.edu

González Pérez, Armando
Marquette University
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: Medieval and Renaissance Spanish literature; Caribbean literature; Afro-Caribbean literature; Spanish and Latin American poetry; Spanish for the professions; Latin American culture and civilization; contemporary issues in the Hispanic world; service learning
Country Interests: Latin America, Caribbean region, Spain
armando.gonzalez-perez@marquette.edu

Gormley, Melissa
UW-Platteville
Department of History
Research/Teaching Interests: Brazilian history; visual and literary culture/modernity
Country Interests: Brazil
gormleym@uwplatt.edu

Granados, Omar
UW-La Crosse
Department of Modern Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Twentieth-century and contemporary Caribbean, Latin American and Latino literature and culture, Cuban and Cuban American studies, Cultural approaches on migration, exile and human rights, literature and the environment, Latino and Latin American cinema
Country Interests: Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Colombia
ogranados@uwlax.edu

Gray, Obika
UW-Eau Claire
Department of Political Science

Greenfield, Gerald
UW-Parkside
History
Research/Teaching Interests: cultural studies, northeast Brazil; urban history
Country Interests: Brazil
gerald.greenfield@uwp.edu

Grieb, Kenneth
UW-Oshkosh
Department of International Studies

Guevara-Geer, Geoff
Ripon College
Romance and Classical Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Spanish American literature, civilization and arts; literary theory and aesthetics; Spanish language: grammar, composition and conversation
Country Interests: Argentina
Guevara@ripon.edu

Hathaway, Heather
Marquette University
Department of English
Research/Teaching Interests: ethnic American literature; immigration to the US; Caribbean immigration and diaspora; Caribbean literature
Country Interests: Caribbean, particularly Antigua, Jamaica, Haiti, Barbados
heather.hathaway@marquette.edu

Hauge, Soren
Ripon College (Ripon, WI)
Department of Economics
Research/Teaching Interests: economic development; microfinance; microenterprise development; environmental economics; international economics
Country Interests: Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Chile
hauges@ripon.edu
www.ripon.edu/Academics/faculty/profiles/hauge_s.html
(920) 748-8391 voice
(920) 748-7243 fax

Haynes, Douglas
UW-Oshkosh
Department of English
Research/Teaching Interests: Rural to urban migration,environmental justice / teaching writing in the context of study abroad
Country Interests: Nicaragua / Central America
haynesd@uwosh.edu
www.douglas-haynes.com
(920) 424-0914 voice

Hendrickson, Margarita
UW-River Falls
Department of Modern Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: 20th century Latin American literature; poetry and narrative; Ernesto Cardenal; García Márquez: historical context in later works
Country Interests: Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Brazil
margarita.d.hendrickson@uwrf.edu

Hinds Jr., Harold E.
University of Minnesota-Morris
Department of History
Research/Teaching Interests: 19th century Colombia and Mexico history; 20th century Mexican and Latin American popular culture
Country Interests: Mexico, Colombia
hindshe@morris.umn.edu

Hindson, Jean M.
UW-La Crosse
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: women writers; foreign language pedagogy
Country Interests: Mexico, Southern Cone
hindson.jean@uwlax.edu

Hippert, Christine
UW-La Crosse
Department of Archaeology
Research/Teaching Interests: Andes, Bolivia; cultural anthropology; community development; public health; identity
Country Interests: Andes, Bolivia
hippert.chri@uwlax.edu
(608) 785-6775 voice

Hoff, Paul
UW-Eau Claire
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: foreign language pedagogy; oral proficiency testing; Spanish civilization
Country Interests: Spain, Mexico
hoffpj@uwec.edu
(715) 836-4287 voice
(715) 836-2922 fax

Jambrina, Jesús
Viterbo University (La Crosse, WI)
Departments of World Languages (Spanish) and History
Research/Teaching Interests: Modern Latin American and Hispanic Caribbean Literatures and Cultures; Latino/as U.S.; Latin American History; and Sexualities Studies
Country Interests: Cuba
jejambrina@viterbo.edu
(608) 796-3493 voice

James, Peggy
UW-Parkside
Department of Political Science
Research/Teaching Interests: developing countries; international relations; Political stability
Country Interests: Latin America in general
peggy.james@uwp.edu
(414) 595-2101 voice

Kapelusz-Poppi, Ana Maria
UW-Oshkosh
Department of History
Research/Teaching Interests: 19th and 20th century Mexican public health and intellectual history; 19th and 20th century Latin America
Country Interests: Mexico
kapelusz@uwosh.edu

Kelly, John
UW-Lacrosse
Department of Geography and Earth Science
Research/Teaching Interests: 1land tenure, territoriality, and natural resource management in rural Latin America; indigenous peoples; GIS; participatory research mapping; human geography; political ecology
Country Interests: Mexico, Honduras, Costa Rica, Guatemala
jkelly@uwlax.edu
http://johnkelly.weebly.com

Kildegaard, Arne
University of Minnesota-Morris
Department of Economics and Management
Research/Teaching Interests: economic stabilization and development in Latin America
Country Interests: Mexico, Cuba
kildegac@mrs.umn.edu
http://cda.mrs.umn.edu/~kildegac/
(320) 589-6184 voice

Kohn, Mary Ellen
Mt. Mary College (Milwaukee, WI)
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: teaching of language and culture; 16th and 17th century Spanish prose
Country Interests: Spain, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Honduras
kohnbudm@mtmary.edu
(414) 258-4810 ext. 347 voice
(262) 392-5532 fax

Kreitlow, Bert
UW-Whitewater
Department of History
Research/Teaching Interests: maize in Mexican cultural and environmental history; environmental history; popular culture; agriculture; early modern Europe
Country Interests: Mexico, Brazil, Latin America in general
kreitlob@mail.uww.edu

Lake, Darlene M.
UW-La Crosse
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: cultural studies; 20th Century Latin American literature; Latin American and Peninsular narrative and detective novel
Country Interests: Mexico, Spain
lake.darl@uwlax.edu

Lamar, Marti
St. Norbert College (DePere, WI)
Department of History
Research/Teaching Interests: colonial, Chilean and family history
Country Interests: Chile
marti.lamar@snc.edu

Leonard, Kathy S.
Iowa State University
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: Bolivian women authors, translation, Hispanic dialectology
Country Interests: Bolivia, Cuba, Argentina
kleonard@iastate.edu
(515) 294-5344 voice
(515) 294-9914 fax

Licón, Gerardo
UW-Eau Claire
Department of Latin American Studies
Research/Teaching Interests: Latino History, Cultural Studies, Pachuco Culture
Country Interests: Mexico, U.S.
licong@uwec.edu
(715) 836-4224 voice
http://www.uwec.edu/LAS/staff.htm

Macias-González, Victor M.
UW-La Crosse
Department of History
Research/Teaching Interests: Late nineteenth/early twentieth century Mexican history
Country Interests: Mexico
macias.vict@uwlax.edu

Magalhães III, Eduardo
Simpson College
Department of Political Science
Research/Teaching Interests: Latin American Politics, Latino Politics in the US
Country Interests: Brazil
eduardo.magalhaes@simpson.edu
(515) 961-1657 voice
simpson.edu/political-science/

Marina, Peter
UW-La Crosse
Department of Sociology
Research/Teaching Interests: Sociology of the City, Cultural Criminology, Sociology of Religion, Transgressive Sociology, Hispanic Studies, Urban Ethnography
Country Interests: Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Bolivia, Mexico
pjmarina@gmail.com or pmarina@uwlax.edu
(917) 843-5194 voice

Martínez, María del Carmen
UW-Parkside
Department of English
Research/Teaching Interests: Cuban American exile; ethnic identity
Country Interests: Cuba, exile Miami, Brazil
maria.martinez@uwp.edu
(262) 595-2260 voice
http://oldweb.uwp.edu/academic/english/martinez/

Matthew, Laura E.
Marquette University
Department of History
Research/Teaching Interests: colonial and modern Latin America; Central American and Mexican area studies; Amerindian migration and ethnogenesis in colonial Mesoamerica
Country Interests: Mexico, Central America
laura.matthew@marquette.edu

McAndrews, Timothy
UW-La Crosse
Department of Archaeology
Research/Teaching Interests: South American archaeology, early village-based society and long-term cultural evolution
Country Interests: South-Central Andean Altiplano
mcandrew.timo@uwlax.edu

McNair, Alexander J.
UW-Parkside
Department of Modern Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Hispanic literature and Spanish language
alexander.mcnair@uwp.edu

McReynolds-Perez, Julia
UW-La Crosse
Department of Sociology
Research/Teaching Interests: Medical Sociology, Global Health, Women's Health, Race & Ethnicity, Latinos/as, Social Movements
Country Interests: Argentina
jmcreynolds-perez@uwlax.edu
Website: http://www.uwlax.edu/profile/jmcreynolds-perez/

Medeiros, Michelle
Marquette University
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: Women's travel writing in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Latin American and Hispanic literature, gender and women studies, and history of science
michelle.medeiros@marquette.edu

Meisel, Seth
UW-Whitewater
Department of History
Research/Teaching Interests: Argentina; Atlantic world; late colonial politics and culture
Country Interests: Argentina, Brazil, Cuba
meisels@mail.uww.edu

Melero, Pilar
UW-Whitewater
Department of Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: all levels of Spanish; Spanish for heritage speakers; modern Latin American literature
Country Interests: Mexico
melerop@uww.edu

Meyler, Jason
Mt. Mary University
Department of World Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Professor of US Latin@ and Latin American narrative and audiovisual culture (plastic arts, performance art, music, and film)
Country Interests: Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia
meylerj@mtmary.edu
(414) 930-3341 (Voice)

Muirhead, Pablo
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Department of Foreign Language
Research/Teaching Interests: second language acquisition; international service-learning; technology integration
Country Interests: Peru, Cuba
muirheap@matc.edu

Nadeau, Evelyn
Clarke University (Dubuque, IA)
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Latin American literature
evelyn.nadeau@clarke.edu

Narváez, Benjamin N.
University of Minnesota, Morris
Department of History
Research/Teaching Interests: Race, labor, immigration, social revolution, U.S.-Latin American relations
Country Interests: Cuba, Peru
bnarvaez@morris.umn.edu
http://www.morris.umn.edu/academics/history/faculty/

O'Day, Karen
UW-Eau Claire
Department of Art and Design
Research/Teaching Interests: Latin American art (ancient, colonial, modern, contemporary)
Country Interests: Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia
odaykm@uwec.edu
(715) 836-4751 (voice)
(715) 836-4882 (fax)

Ortiz Ceberio, Cristina
UW-Green Bay
Department of Spanish
Research/Teaching Interests: contemporary Latin American women writers
Country Interests: Cuba, Mexico
ortizc@uwgb.edu

Parys, Jodie A.
UW-Whitewater
Department of Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: Contemporary Latin American literature and culture; Representation of AIDS in Latin American literature; Spanish Language and Composition; Occupational Spanish; Service Learning
Country Interests: Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Latin America and Caribbean in general
parysj@uww.edu

Pasero, Anne
Marquette University
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
anne.pasero@marquette.edu

Paulk, Julia C.
Marquette University
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: 19th century Latin American literature; antislavery literature of the Americas; comparative context for the study of Latin American literature
Country Interests: Costa Rica
Julia.paulk@marquette.edu
(414) 288-6715 voice

Piñero, Eugenio
UW-Eau Claire
Department of History
Research/Teaching Interests: economic history; demography; philosophy
Country Interests: Venezuela, Mexico, South America
pineroe@uwec.edu

Rao, Sujay
Gustavus Adolphus College
Department of History
Research/Teaching Interests: 19th century Latin American politics and society
Country Interests: Argentina, Uruguay
srao@gustavus.edu
(507) 933-7434 voice

Reejhsinghani, Anju
UW-Stevens Point
Department of History
Research/Teaching Interests: the Asian diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean; cultural history; the history of sports and recreation
Country Interests: Cuba, Latin America, Caribbean
Anju.Reejhsinghani@uwsp.edu
(715) 346-4122 voice

Rich, Jessica
Marquette University
Department of Political Science
Research/Teaching Interests: Research/Teaching Interests: Comparative Politics, civil society, HIV/AIDS, social policy, bureaucracy
Country Interests: Brazil
jessica.rich@marquette.edu

Roberg, Jeffrey L.
Carthage College
Department of Political Science
Research/Teaching Interests: Effects of Tourism in Latin America, Human and Envronmental Rights
Country Interests: Argentina, Cuba, Ecuador, Peru, and Chile
jroberg@carthage.edu
Web Site: http://www.carthage.edu/live/profiles/260-jeffrey-roberg
(262) 551-5805 voice

Robertson, Raymond
Macalester College
Department of Economics
Research/Teaching Interests: international trade; labor trade
Country Interests: Mexico, Latin America
robertson@macalester.edu
(651) 696-6739 voice
(651) 696-6746 fax

Santos-Phillips, Eva
UW-Eau Claire
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Spanish American literature, culture and film; women in Spanish American literature, film and art
Country Interests: Caribbean, Mexico, Argentina
santosel@uwec.edu

Saxton-Ruiz, Gabriel
UW-Green Bay
Department of Humanistic Studies
Research/Teaching Interests: 20th and 21st Century Latin American Literature; Latin American Cultural Studies; Popular Culture Studies and Film Studies; applied linguistics
Country Interests: Argentina, Peru
saxtong@uwgb.edu
(920) 465-2740 (voice)

Schmidt, Steffen
Iowa State University
Department of Political Science
Research/Teaching Interests: patron-client relations; local government and democracy; narcopolitics; political violence
Country Interests: Colombia
sws@iastate.edu

Schnitzer, Stefan
Marquette University
Department of Biological Sciences
Research/Teaching Interests: plant community ecology / tropical forest ecology; the ecology of lianas (woody vines); tropical and temperate forest dynamics and regeneration
Country Interests: Panama
s1@marquette.edu

Schulenburg, Chris T.
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Department of Humanities (Spanish)
Research/Teaching Interests: Contemporary Latin American Narrative/Pedagogy
Country Interests: Chile, Argentina
schulenburgc@uwplatt.edu
(608) 342-1109 voice

Scribner, Druscilla
UW-Oshkosh
Department of Political Science
Research/Teaching Interests: Latin American politics; comparative politics; politics of development; women and politics; genocide and human rights
Country Interests: Argentina, Chile
scribned@uwosh.edu
(920) 424-0924 voice

Silva, Grant J.
Marquette University
Department of Philosophy
Research/Teaching Interests: Latin American philosophy; philosophy of race and immigration ethics; decolonial philosophy
Country Interests: Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean
grant.silva@marquette.edu

Sinclair, Shelley
UW-La Crosse
Department of History
sinclair.shel@uwlax.edu

Sipress, Joel
UW-Superior
Department of History, Politics and Society
Research/Teaching Interests: Secondary teaching field: Latin American history
Country Interests: Mexico
jsipress@uwsuper.edu
http://www2.uwsuper.edu/jsipress/jsipress.htm

Smith, Amy Erica
Iowa State University
Department of Political Science
Research/Teaching Interests: Latin American politics, Brazilian Politics, comparative political behavior
Country Interests: Brazil, Latin America generally
aesmith2@iastate.edu
http://www.amyericasmith.org
(515) 294-1116 voice

Smith, Brian H.
Ripon College (Ripon, WI)
Department of Religion
Research/Teaching Interests: religion and politics in Latin America
Country Interests: Chile, Colombia
smithb@ripon.edu

Smith, Carter E.
UW-Eau Claire
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: representing terrorism in contemporary Spanish/Basque narratives; 20th century Spanish fiction
Country Interests: Spain
smithce@uwec.edu
(715) 836-3475 (voice)

Sottile, Pedro D.
UW-Eau Claire
Department of Accounting & Finance
Research/Teaching Interests: Sovereign credit risk
Country Interests: Argentina, Brazil, Mexico
sottilpd@uwec.edu
http://www.uwec.edu/COB/info/facultystaff/sottile.htm
(715) 836-3535 (voice)

Spoto, Ray
UW-Platteville
Department of Foreign Languages
spoto@uwplatt.edu

Stovel, Emily
Ripon College
Department of Anthropology and Sociology
Research/Teaching Interests: South American interaction studies, cultural classification, mortuary and household analysis, mobility models, ceramic analysis, archaeology and nationalism
Country Interests: Chile, Bolivia, Latin America in general
stovele@ripon.edu

Tar, Jane
University of St. Thomas
Department of Modern and Classical Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Hispanic women writers; Hispanic cultural studies; business Spanish
Country Interests: Latin America, Spain
jdtar@stthomas.edu
(651) 962-5152 voice

Tejada, Rita
Luther College
Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Research/Teaching Interests: Caribbean Literature, Latin American Literature and Film, Women Issues, Latin American Women Writers, Service Learning Projects
Country Interests: Dominican Republic
tejadari@luther.edu
http://www.luther.edu/mlll

Thomas, Charles
UW-Oshkosh
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
thomascp@uwosh.edu

Valero, José A.
UW-Eau Claire
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: 18th century history and culture; nation building and cultural institutions
Country Interests: Latin America, Caribbean, Spain
valeroja@uwec.edu
(715) 836-5827

Varela-García, Fabiola
UW-Eau Claire
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: Sociolinguistics and bilingualism; Mayan languages in Guatemalan linguistic policy
Country Interests: Central America, Guatemala
varelaf@uwec.edu

Villanueva, Jr., Nicholas
UW-La Crosse
Department of Ethnic and Racial Studies
Research/Teaching Interests: US and Mexico Borderland
Country Interests: Mexico
nvillanueva@uwlax.edu
https://www.uwlax.edu/ethnic-and-racial-studies/

Waugh, Richard
UW-Platteville
Department of Social Sciences/Geography
Research/Teaching Interests: Indigena of South and Central America
Country Interests: Peru, Guatemala
waugh@uwplatt.edu

Weil, Jim
Minnesota State University-Mankato/Science Museum of Minnesota
Department of Anthropology
Research/Teaching Interests: human ecology; political economy; anthropology of work; ethnographic methods; museum anthropology
Country Interests: Bolivia, Costa Rica
jweil@smm.org

Younoszai, Barbara
Hamline University (St. Paul, MN)
Department of Modern Languages
byounoszai@hamline.edu