Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies

Faculty: Xavier Totti

Faculty TottiE-mail Address: xavier.totti@lehman.cuny.edu
Phone Number: 718-960-8282
Office: Carman Hall, 290
Rank: Lecturer
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: B.A., Universidad de Puerto Rico; M.A. Hunter College, M.Phil., CUNY Grad Center

More Info:

Former director of Lehman’s Bilingual Program and current editor of the academic journal CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies.CENTRO Journal is an award winning journal, the premier journal on Puerto Rican studies and a leading journal in Latino Studies.

Academic Interests:

Puerto Rican culture, Puerto Ricans in the United States, student activism, Latinos in the United States, Brazil, Migration, Politics

Research:

The political organization and cultural constructions of Puerto Ricans in the United States.

Publications

Totti has published on issues relating to health in Puerto Rico, political myths in Brazil, Puerto Rican political activism in the United States, the political organization of squatters in Puerto Rico, Latino identity and Puerto Rican anthropology in the following journals:  Revista de Salud Pública de Puerto Rico, Journal of Folklore Research, CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Raízes: Revista de Ciências Sociais e Econômicas, Dissent, The Portable Lower East Side, and Caribbean Studies.

Last modified: Oct 25, 2011

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