Professors: Maureen Dolan, John Rector
Associate professor: Jaime Marroquin
Provides an interdisciplinary approach to Latin American history, society, culture, environment and language. The program encourages students to view Latin America within the ongoing processes of globalization, immigration and trans-nationalism. Students are encouraged to combine coursework on Latin America with study abroad opportunities that include Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador and Chile offered in cooperation with the NCSA and OUS consortium.
- Apply perspectives from two or more disciplines to understanding Latin America.
- Analyze trends in immigration and globalization.
- Drawing on direct experience in a Latin American community, explain the interactions between culture, history and society in that locale.