University of California, Santa Cruz, Department of Latin American & Latino Studies
Contact: Christina Navarro
1156 High St
About University of California, Santa Cruz, Department of Latin American & Latino Studies
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) is an innovative interdisciplinary department grounded in the bridging of the fields of Latino/a/x Studies (ethnic studies) and Latin American Studies (area studies). Our undergraduate and graduate
Founded in 1994 by a visionary collective of faculty from across the UCSC campus who understood the urgency and need for transnational and hemispheric research, the Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Program became the first of its kind in the world to connect area studies and ethnic studies. The Program offered a major and hired its first two LALS faculty in 1996, its third in 1998, and formally constituted as a department of Latin American and Latino Studies in 2001. In 2014, LALS successfully launched the first PhD program in LALS. Currently the department consists of ten (10) core faculty members and over forty (40) actively affiliated faculty based in other departments across Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
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