CLACS welcomes scholars from the United States and around the world who wish to conduct research in the field of Latin American Studies (broadly defined) with the intent to foster new ideas and collaboration.
Current Affiliated & Visiting Scholars
Iana is a Ph.D. Candidate in Public Administration and Government at Fundação Getulio Vargas’s Sao Paulo School of Business Administration (FGV EAESP), and received an MA and BA in Political Science from the Institute of Political Science, University of Brasilia (UnB). In her Ph.D. dissertation...Read more about Iana Alves de Lima
Jamille Pinheiro Dias is the director and a lecturer at the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of London. In addition, she is an affiliate faculty member at the Franklin Humanities Institute's Amazon Lab at Duke University, where she was previously a von der Heyden...Read more about Jamille Pinheiro Dias
Russell Sheptak spent 20 years architecting and writing software at startups, retiring as a VP of Engineering at his last company. He then returned to research on the history and life of Central American indigenous people, a topic that has interested him since his early days as an Anthropology...Read more about Russell Sheptak
Digital gender violence is a phenomenon that is increasingly prevalent in social media and presents a challenge to governments to take firm action against it. Defamation campaigns, fake news, and the circulation of deep-fake videos containing sexual content or impersonations have damaged...Read more about Marcela Suarez Estrada