Rutgers University–New Brunswick

Ulla Berg

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uberg@lcs.rutgers.edu
Associate Professor and CLAS Director
Department: Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies; Anthropology
Research Interests: Migration, community formation, Peruvian migration, ethnographic filmmaking.
Personal Website: https://latcar.rutgers.edu/people/core-faculty/43-ulla-berg

Ethel Brooks

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ethel.brooks@rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: Sociology; Women's and Gender Studies
Research Interests: Gender, race, class, labor practices, citizenship and nationstate formations in Central America, South Asia, and the United States; Critical Political Economy; Muslim Feminism and Diasporic Formations; Romani Studies.
Personal Website: https://womens-studies.rutgers.edu/faculty/core-faculty/645-brooks-ethel

Kim Butler

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kbutler@africana.rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: Africana Studies; History
Research Interests: Africana diaspora history; Brazil; race and politics of identity
Personal Website: https://africanastudies.rutgers.edu/faculty-mainmenu-134/88-sample-faculty-item-2

Karen Caplan

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kcaplan@rutgers.edu
Department: History
Research Interests: Latin America, Mexico
Personal Website: https://sasn.rutgers.edu/about-us/faculty-staff/karen-caplan

Roberto Chang

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chang@econ.rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: Economics
Research Interests: International Macroeconomics, Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy, Financial Crises
Personal Website: http://econweb.rutgers.edu/rchang/

Laura Cuesta

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lcuesta@ssw.rutgers.edu
Assistant Professor
Department: School of Social Work
Research Interests: Her research focuses on understanding how countries approach social problems emerging from dramatic changes in family structure, especially the increasing proportion of children being raised apart from one of their parents (usually their father), and the extent and consequences of these rapid transformations of families worldwide. 
Personal Website: https://socialwork.rutgers.edu/faculty-staff/laura-cuesta

Carlos Decena

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cudena@lcs.rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies; Women & Gender Studies
Research Interests: Cultural studies of the Americas, migration and immigration, gender and sexuality, and interdisciplinary approaches to the social sciences.
Personal Website: https://womens-studies.rutgers.edu/faculty/core-faculty/127-carlos-decena

Zaire Z. Dinzey

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zdinzey@rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies; Sociology
Research Interests: Puerto Rico
Personal Website: https://sociology.rutgers.edu/faculty/menu-ii/152-dinzey-flores-zaire

Carlos Fernandez

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cafernan@echo.rutgers.edu
CLAC Director
Department: Latino Arts and Culture
Research Interests: Popular religious practice and traditional music of Central America
Personal Website: http://clac.rutgers.edu/administration/

Janice R. Fine

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jrfine@smlr.rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: Management of Labor Relations
Research Interests: Low wage immigrant labor in the U.S., historical and contemporary debates regarding federal immigration policy, dilemmas of labor standards enforcement and innovative union and community organizing strategies.
Personal Website: https://smlr.rutgers.edu/faculty-staff/janice-r-fine

Nurgul Fitzgerald

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nurgul.fitzgerald@rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: Nutritional Sciences
Research Interests: Health Promotion and Behavior, Type 2 diabetes among Hispanics and other populations, health disparities, nutrition, obesity, physical activity, acculturation, food insecurity and other socioeconomic factors in relationship to diabetes prevention and control
Personal Website: http://nutrition.rutgers.edu/faculty/nurgul-fitzgerald.html

Tatiana Flores

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Tatiana.flores@rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: Art History; Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies
Research Interests: Twentieth century Latin American art and contemporary art
Personal Website: https://arthistory.rutgers.edu/faculty-menu/full-time-faculty/72-flores

Janice Gallagher

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janice.gallagher@rutgers.edu
Assistant Professor
Department: Political Science (Newark)
Research Interests: Studies the micro-processes of how organized citizens matter in determining judicial outcomes, and bring activists and advocates into the picture as agenda setters and incentivizers for judicial accountability and human rights compliance.
Personal Website: https://sasn.rutgers.edu/about-us/faculty-staff/janice-gallagher

Ebelia Hernandez

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Ebelia.hernandez@gse.rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: Graduate School of Education
Research Interests: Latinos in college, Student activism, College development
Personal Website: https://gse.rutgers.edu/ebelia_hernandez

Eduardo Herrera

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eduardo.herrera@rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: Music Mason Gross
Research Interests: Argentine and Uruguayan avant-garde music, soccer chants as participatory music making, and music and post-coloniality.
Personal Website: http://www.masongross.rutgers.edu/music/faculty/eduardo-herrera

Daniel Hoffman

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dhoffman@sebs.rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: Nutritional Sciences
Research Interests: The long-term health implications of poor growth (Growth and metabolism) and changes in household food intake during economic crises.
Personal Website: http://nutrition.rutgers.edu/faculty/daniel-hoffman.html

Miguel Jimenez-Crespo

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jimenez.miguel@rutgers.edu
Department Director
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Research Interests: Translation and Interpreting
Personal Website: https://span-port.rutgers.edu/translation-and-interpreting/people/faculty/faculty-list/857-miguel-a-jimenez-crespo-phd

Vikki Katz

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vkatz@rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: School of Communication and Information
Research Interests: Family and interpersonal communication, health communication and health disparities, media consumptions and production, community based interventions, race and ethnicity, and mixed method research. Immigrant children's roles in facilitating their families social networks into community connections.
Personal Website: https://comminfo.rutgers.edu/katz-vikki-s

Robert Kaufman

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kaufrutger@aol.com
Distinguished Professor
Department: Political Science
Research Interests: Mexico
Personal Website: http://fas-polisci.rutgers.edu/kaufman/

Carl Kirschner

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carl.kirschner@rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: Executive VP Academic Affairs
Research Interests: Spanish syntax and semantics; bilingualism; and UG theory applied to data from Spanish English bilinguals, a sociolinguistic study of syntactic change in the Spanish spoken by second generation Spanish English bilinguals
Personal Website: https://clas.rutgers.edu/people/executive-committee/470-kirschner-carl

Renee Larrier

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rlarrier@rci.rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: French
Research Interests: African and Caribbean Literatures, Literature by Women
Personal Website: https://womens-studies.rutgers.edu/for-faculty/262-renee-larrier

Aldo Lauria Santiago

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alauria@lcs.rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: Latino and Caribbean Studies; History
Research Interests: El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, History of Latin America, Peasant and Working Class History, Revolt and Revolution, Puerto Rico, Caribbean History, Puerto Ricans & Latinos in the US, New York City.
Personal Website: http://lauria.rutgers.edu/

Kathleen Lopez

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kmlopez@lcs.rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: History; Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies
Research Interests: Latin American and Caribbean History, Asians in Latin America and the Caribbean, Race and Ethnicity in the Americas, Diaspora and International Migration
Personal Website: https://latcar.rutgers.edu/people/core-faculty/50-kathleen-lopez

Nelson Maldonado-Torres

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nmtorres@lcs.rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies
Research Interests: Caribbean
Personal Website: https://complit.rutgers.edu/component/content/article/86-faculty-personal-pages/235-nelson-maldonado-torres

Regina Marchi

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rmarchi@rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: School of Communication and Information; Journalism and Media Studies
Research Interests: Race, class, gender & media; social movements & media; community-based media; Latino media and popular culture
Personal Website: https://comminfo.rutgers.edu/marchi-regina

Jorge Marcone

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Jorge.marcone@rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Research Interests: Peru
Personal Website: https://span-port.rutgers.edu/faculty/150-jorge-marcone

Andrea Marston

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ajm469@geography.rutgers.edu
Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Geography
Rutgers-Newark University
Research Interests: Cultural politics and political economies of natural resources in Latin America, “green frontiers,” Bolivia
Personal Website: http://www.andreajmarston.com/

Damaris Otero-Torres

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dotero@spanport.rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Research Interests: Spanish Golden Age literature; cultural and gender studies theory
Personal Website: https://span-port.rutgers.edu/people/faculty/30-personnel/faculty/155-damaris-otero-torres

Jonathan Sauceda

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Jonathan.sauceda@rutgers.edu
Music/Performing Arts Librarian
Department: Interim Librarian for Spanish, Portuguese, Latinx, Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Research Interests: Art and popular musics of the Americas, specifically constructions of identity, alternatively empowered and oppressed by the state
Personal Website: https://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/profile/jonathan_sauceda

Laura Schneider

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Laura.schneider@rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: Geography
Research Interests: Land systems science, tropical ecosystems, remote sensing, Latin America
Personal Website: https://geography.rutgers.edu/faculty/faculty-core/90-faculty-schneider

Marcy Schwartz

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mschwartz@spanport.rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Research Interests: 20th century Latin American literature and culture, with particular emphasis on urban studies, exile, photography, and public culture.
Personal Website: https://span-port.rutgers.edu/faculty/161-marcy-schwartz

Ben Sifuentes-Jauregui

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bensj@echo.rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: American Studies; Comparative Literature
Research Interests: Latino/a Literature and Culture, XXth-Century Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies, gender theory and sexuality studies, and psychoanalysis.
Personal Website: https://amerstudies.rutgers.edu/faculty-menu/core-faculty/ben-sifuentes-jauregui

Michelle A. Stephens

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Mas732@english.rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: English
Research Interests: Caribbean
Personal Website: https://english.rutgers.edu/cb-profile/mas732.html

Thomas Stephens

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tstephens@spanport.rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Research Interests: Race and ethnicity in Latin America and questions of language and social contexts.
Personal Website: https://span-port.rutgers.edu/personnel/30-faculty/164-thomas-m-stephens

Camilla Stevens

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Camilla.stevens@rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies; Spanish and Portuguese
Research Interests: Caribbean literature; Latin(o) American theater and performance studies; migration and citizenship; colonialism and race.
Personal Website: https://span-port.rutgers.edu/personnel/30-faculty/165-camilla-stevens

Camilla Townsend

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ctownsend@history.rutgers.edu
Distinguished Professor
Department: History
Research Interests: Mexico
Personal Website: https://history.rutgers.edu/people/faculty/details/56-professors/188-townsend-camilla

Eugene White

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White@economics.rutgers.edu
Distinguished Professor
Department: Economics
Research Interests: Stock market and real estate booms and crashes, conflicts of interest, deposit insurance, banking supervision, the microstructure of securities markets and war finance.
Personal Website: http://econweb.rutgers.edu/ewhite/

Todd Wolfson

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Department: School of Communication and Information
Research Interests: The intersection of new media and contemporary social movement.
Personal Website: https://comminfo.rutgers.edu/wolfson-todd

Rutgers University–Newark

Jason Cortes

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jasoncor@newark.rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: Spanish and US Latino Studies Rutgers-Newark University
Research Interests: Contemporary Spanish American literature, Caribbean literature, US Latino literature, Comparative literature, Cultural Studies, and Critical Theory in Hispanic Caribbean; Puerto Rico, Dominican Reoublic, and Cuba. Also Argentina
Personal Website: https://sasn.rutgers.edu/about-us/faculty-staff/jason-cortes

Jennifer Duprey-Colon

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jeduprey@andromeda.rutgers.edu
Department: Spanish & Portuguese Studies
Research Interests: 19th-21st century Spanish and Catalan Literatures, with a strong interest in Theater, from interdisciplinary perspectives. Visual culture and critical theory, as well as comparative and philosophical approaches to Theater.
Personal Website: https://sasn.rutgers.edu/about-us/faculty-staff/jennifer-duprey

Laura Lomas

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llomas@newark.rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: English Department, Rutgers Newark
Research Interests: U.S., Latina/o and Latin American Literature and culture, narratives of migration from Latin America to the United States, theories of modernity, translation, nationality and empire, and feminist cultural studies
Personal Website: https://sasn.rutgers.edu/about-us/faculty-staff/laura-lomas

Isaias Rojas-Perez

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isaias@newark.rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: Sociology and Anthropology Rutgers-Newark University
Research Interests: Sovereignty, govern-mentality, violence, human rights, time and memory, politics and materiality, and the ritualization of death in Andean Peru.
Personal Website: https://sasn.rutgers.edu/about-us/faculty-staff/isaias-rojas-perez

Carlos Sieiglie

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seiglie@newark.rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: Economics, Newark
Research Interests: Cuba
Personal Website: https://sasn.rutgers.edu/about-us/faculty-staff/carlos-seiglie

Rutgers University–Camden

Gloria Bonilla-Santiago

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gloriab@camden.rutgers.edu
Professor
Department: Anthropology
Research Interests: Community development, policy analysis, migration of women, diversity management, organizational leadership, and public policy
Personal Website: https://bonilla-santiago.camden.rutgers.edu/

Sheila Cosminsky

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cosminsk@camden.rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: Anthropology
Research Interests: Women’s and child health, nutrition, and medical practices in third world societies.
Personal Website: http://crab.rutgers.edu/~cosminsk/

Carla Giaudrone

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forlangs@camden.rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: FASC - Foreign Languages
Research Interests: Post-colonial theory, Latin American Modernismo, feminist theory, and gender studies
Personal Website: https://foreignlanguages.camden.rutgers.edu/faculty/carla-giaudrone/

Ana Laguna

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alaguna@rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: Foreign Languages and Literatures, Camden
Research Interests: Early Modern Literature and Culture, Visual Studies, Race Theory, and Material Culture
Personal Website: https://foreignlanguages.camden.rutgers.edu/faculty/ana-laguna/

Lorrin Reed Thomas

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lthomas2@camden.rutgers.edu
Associate Professor
Department: History, Camden
Research Interests: Her research explores ideas about rights and equality in the twentieth century Americas.
Personal Website: https://lorrinthomas.camden.rutgers.edu/