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Latin American, Latino and Puerto Rican Studies

Department Chair: Licia Fiol-Matta (Carman Hall, Room 282)

Department Faculty: Distinguished Professor: Laird Bergad; Distinguished Lecturer: Andrés Torres; Professor: Forrest Colburn; Associate Professors: David A. Badillo, Licia Fiol-Matta, Alyshia Gálvez, Milagros Ricourt; Assistant Professor: Teresita Levy; Lecturer: Xavier Totti

The Department of Latin American, Latino and Puerto Rican Studies offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Puerto Rican Studies and an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. The Department also participates in the interdisciplinary Comparative Literature Program, as well as the Women's Studies Option.

Professional Opportunities and Graduate Study: A student majoring in Puerto Rican Studies or Latin American and Caribbean Studies will receive a solid foundation for graduate study and may look forward to a career in many areas of business, industry, government service, and teaching at all levels from elementary school to college. (For preparation in elementary or secondary teaching, consult the Department of Early Childhood and Childhood Education or the Department of Middle and High School Education.)

Last modified: 9/3/2014