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Aguilú de Murphy, Raquel
Marquette University
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: Latin American drama
Country Interests: Cuba, Puerto Rico
raquel.aguilu@marquette.edu

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

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)
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
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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

Guillot, Vicente
Viterbo University (La Crosse, WI)
Department of Foreign Languages
Research/Teaching Interests: film; literature
Country Interests: Mexico, Guatemala
vcguillot@viterbo.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

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)
World Languages (Spanish), 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

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/

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

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
Marquette University
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: 20th Century Latin American Poetry with an Andean concentration; 21st and 20th Century Latin American, Latino and Chicano Theatre; Latin American Modernismo
Country Interests: Colombia, Argentina
jason.meyler@marquette.edu

Muirhead, Pablo
Milwaukee Area Technical College
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

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

Sandmann, Susana M.
University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN)
Modern and Classical Languages
SMSANDMANN@stthomas.edu

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

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

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

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

Velleman, Barry
Marquette University
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Research/Teaching Interests: history of linguistic and pedagogical ideas in Latin America, especially 19th century
Country Interests: Argentina, Chile
barry.velleman@marquette.edu

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