Faculty

Over 115 faculty and lecturers are associated with the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies. They are listed below alphabetically and in three groups, Faculty and Lecturers, Other Associated Faculty, and Emeritus Faculty along with their department and areas of specialization. Prospective graduate students are encouraged to contact faculty members whose research and teaching interests intersect with their own. Additional information is available on the departmental websites, which can be accessed through the University of Kansas homepage.

Assistant Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
Wescoe Hall, Room 2620
Professor
Wescoe Hall, 3001
Chris Anderson
Professor, Anderson Chandler Fellow, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs
785.864.7340
Capitol Federal Hall, 2109
Professor
785.864.1131
Wescoe Hall, 2618
Associate Professor, Director of International Programs
785.864.7571
Capitol Federal Hall, 3124
Christopher Brown
Associate Professor, Geography, Director of Environmental Studies
223 Lindley Hall
Marta Caminero-Santangelo
785.979.2513
Bailey Hall, 320
Assistant Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
Wescoe Hall, Room 2628
Gregory Cushman
Associate Professor
Wescoe Hall, 3634
Picture of Stuart Day
Professor of Spanish
Wescoe Hall, 2650
Bart Dean
Associate Professor
785.864.2648
Fraser Hall, 639
Tamara Falicov
Professor, Interim Associate Dean for Research in the Arts and Humanities, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
785.864.1353
Summerfield Hall, 124C
Verónica Garibotto
Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Wescoe Hall, 2614
Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
785-864-6875
Dyche Hall
Michelle Hayes
Professor, Chair, Department of Dance
785.864.1098
Robinson Health and Physical Education Center, 251
Peter Herlihy
Professor
785.864.4292
Lindley Hall, 202
John Hoopes
Professor
785.864.2638
Fraser Hall, 629
Associate Professor, Design
Marvin Studios, Room 136
Elizabeth Kuznesof
Professor
785.864.9433
Wescoe Hall, 3610
Associate Professor
785-864-2304
Wescoe Hall, Room 2632
Curator, Global Indigenous Art
Spencer Museum of Art.
Brent Metz
Associate Professor, Undergraduate Director -- Dept of Anthropology
785.864.2631
Fraser Hall, 609
Associate Professor, Sociology
785-864-9421
Fraser Hall, Room 734
Michael Orosco
Associate Professor
785.864.2736
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, 630
University Distinguished Professor
785.864.3926
Dyche Hall, 713
Dovis Pollock
Lecturer, Spanish & Portuguese
785-864-3778
2637 Wescoe
Clifton Pye
Associate Professor
785.864.2870
Blake Hall, 424
Gary Reich
Associate Professor
785.864.9053
Blake Hall, 414
Associate Librarian; Librarian for Spanish, Portuguese, Latin American and Caribbean Studies
785.864.6480
Watson Library
Director, Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities, KU Libraries
785-864-8883
Watson Library, Room 450
Associate Professor
785.864.9475
Wescoe Hall, 2612
Associate Professor, Director, Spanish Language Program
785.864.0290
Wescoe Hall, 2644
Robert C. Schwaller
Assistant Professor
Wescoe Hall, 3650
Antônio Simões
Associate Professor
785.864.0285
Wescoe Hall, 2638
University Distinguished Professor
785.864.3897
Dyche Hall, 713B
Michael Swann
Associate Professor, Associate Dean, School of Architecture, Design & Planning
785.864.3180
Marvin Hall, 206
Associate Professor of Brazilian Literature and Culture
785.864.1133
Wescoe Hall, 2630
Susan Twombly
Professor, Chair, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
785.864.9721
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, 418
Associate Professor
785.864.9747
Murphy Hall, 438
Lua Kamal Yuille
Professor
785.864.9290
Green Hall, 315B

Lecturer, Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Laura Herlihy
Lecturer, Latin American & Caribbean Studies
320 Bailey Hall
Lecturer, Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Bailey Hall, Room 320G

Associate Professor, Social Psychology
426 Fraser Hall
Elizabeth Asiedu
Professor, Economics
437 Snow Hall
Professor, Director of Gerontology
785.864.6528
Fraser Hall, 454
Charlie Bankart
Assistant Vice Provost, Office of International Programs
785-864-6161
300 Strong Hall
Lee Young Professor of Journalism
Stauffer-Flint Hall, 203-B
Michael Baskett
Associate Professor, Film & Media Studies
220 Oldfather Studios
Robert E. Bayliss
Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
2626 Wescoe Hall
Chair and Professor, Geography
214A1 Lindley Hall
Lecturer, Department of Spanish & Portuguese
785-642-7882
Wescoe Hall, Room 2611
Associate Professor, American Studies
213 Bailey Hall
Luis R. Corteguera
Professor, History
2022 Wescoe Hall
Professor, Anthropology
5 Lippincott Hall
Professor
Marvin Hall, 410
Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Linguistics
785-864-2882
Blake Hall, Room 304A
Professor Emeritus, Director, Work Group for Community Health and Development, Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies & Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Community Health and Development
Dole Human Development Center, 4082
Kansas Health Foundation Professor, Applied Behavioral Science
785-864-0522
Dole Human Development Center, Room 4058
Joshua Freeman
Professor and Chair, Family Medicine
Assistant Teaching Professor, Director of Anatomy
785-864-4479
Haworth Hall, Room 1034
Manuela Gonzalez-Bueno
Associate Professor, Education
342 Joseph R Pearson Hall
Professor and Associate Dean of Clinical Programs, School of Law
Green Hall
Maryemma Graham
Distinguished Professor, English
3102 Wescoe Hall
Robert W. Wagstaff Distinguished Professor, Law
415 Green Hall
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
3901 Rainbow Blvd. Kansas City, KS 66160
Christina M. Holt
Program Specialist I, Bureau of Child Research, Associate Director, Community Tool Box Services
4082 Dole Human Development Center
Professor, Economics
415B Snow Hall
Sheyda Jahanbani
Assistant Professor, History
3611 Wescoe Hall
Assistant Professor, Film & Media Studies
785-864-1392
Summerfield Hall, Room 118G
Assistant Professor, Humanities
205-B Bailey Hall
Randal Jelks
Professor, American Studies and African and African-American Studies
Bailey Hall
Associate Professor, Geography
402 Lindley Hall
Associate Professor, Political Science, Director, Center for Global & International Studies
405 Blake Hall
Assistant Professor, American Studies
785-864-1965
Bailey Hall, Room 213K
Lecturer, University Honors
785-864-2582
Wescoe Hall, Room 3019
Paul Laird
Professor, Musicology
460 Murphy Hall
Associate Professor, Urban Planning
Snow Hall, Room 215
Associate Professor, History
2005 Wescoe Hall
Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
3039 Wescoe Hall
Paul Markham
Associate Professor, Curriculum and Teaching, School of Education
440 JRP
Assistant Professor, Special Education
785-864-4253
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 506
Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
3030 Wescoe Hall
Professor, Visual Art
503 Art and Design Building
Professor, Humanities & Western Civilization
785-864-1838
Bailey Hall, Room 203A
Assistant Professor, Dance
1301 Sunnyside Avenue. Room 247
Joane Nagel
Distinguished Professor, Sociology
723 Fraser Hall
Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
424 Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Associate Professor, Sociology
716 Fraser Hall
Associate Professor, Political Science
320 Bailey Hall
International & Interdisciplinary Studies, American Studies Assistant Professor
785-864-1980
Bailey Hall, Room 213J
Associate Professor, Theatre
785-864-2820
Murphy Hall, Room 302
Associate Professor, Curriculum & Teaching
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 439
Lecturer, Business, Associate Director of the Masters of Accounting
785-864-3948
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4155D
Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
2041 Haworth Hall
Lecturer, Peace and Conflict Studies
303-A Bailey Hall
Clinical Social Worker, KU Preventative Medicine and Public Health, Director of Juntos Center for Advancing Latino Health
Kimber Richter
Professor, Preventive Medicine
3901 Rainbow Blvd. Kansas City, KS 66160
Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
3037 Wescoe Hall
Jerry Schultz
Co-Director, Work Group for Community Health and Development, Adjunct Assistant Professor, KU Department of Preventive Medicine, the Department of Applied Behavioral Science, Co-Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre
4082 Dole Human Development Center
Roberta Schwartz
Associate Professor, Music
460 Murphy Hall
Geraldo de Sousa
Professor, English
3121 Wescoe Hall
Associate Professor, Social Welfare
785-864-8971
Twente Hall, Room 9
Assistant Professor, Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
4112-C Learned Hall
Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Teaching
Andrew Torrance
Associate Professor, School of Law
504 Green Hall
Associate Professor
Art and Design Building
Assistant Professor, Communications Studies
785-864-2511
Bailey Hall, Room 4C
Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
2616 Wescoe Hall
Professor
213G Bailey Hall
Professor of Piano, Music
Murphy Hall
Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
Wescoe Hall, Room 2628
Michael Zogry
Associate Professor, Religious Studies, Director, Indigenous Studies Program
202 Smith Hall

Name Department Specialization
Omofolabo Ajayi-Soyinka WGSS  
John Augelli Geography Central America
Steven Bozarth Geography  
Robert Casad School of Law Civil procedure, conflicts, federal jurisdiction, remedies
Vernon Chamberlin Spanish and Portuguese  
Donald Chambers Social Welfare  
Dimitrios Dendrinos Architecture and Urban Design  
Jerome Dobson Geography  
Michael Doudoroff Spanish and Portuguese Spanish American modernism and literature
Stephen B. Fawcett Applied Behaivioral Science  
Johannes Feddema Geography  
Bryant Freeman African and African American Studies Haitian Creole, voodoo, Haitain culture and politics
Paul Garcia Curriculum and Planning  
John Garland School of Business NAFTA, US-Canada-Mexico trade
Malcolm Gibson School of Journalism  
Michael Greenfield Ecology and Evolutionary Biology  
Anita Herzfeld Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Professor & Former Director of Undergraduate Studies Socio-linguistic inequality, multiculturalism, creole languages of the Caribbean, multilingualism
Jill Kleinberg Business  
Jill Kuhnheim CLACS and Spanish and Portuguese  
Judith Leblanc Life Span Institute  
Linda Lee Journalism  
Robert Lichtwardt Biology  
Donna Luckey Architecture and Urban Planning, Associate Professor Housing and settlement patterns in Costa Rica, environmental planning
Charles Michener Museum of Entomology  
Robert Nunley Geography Central American geography, geography of population
Fred Rodriguez Curriculum and Teaching, Office of the Provost  
Robert Smith Museum of Anthropology  
Raymond Souza Spanish and Portuguese Twentieth-century Spanish American literature, Caribbean literature, Cuban fiction
Donald Stull Anthropology  
Vicky Unruh Spanish and Portuguese Modern Spanish American narrative and theatre, the literary vanguards in Latin America, and Hispanic Caribbean literature.
Arnold Weiss Spanish and Portuguese  
Don Worster History  
Akira Yamamoto Anthropology  
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