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Faculty Spotlight

CLACS is home to a group of core faculty and also draws upon the strengths of more than 100+ research-active affiliated faculty.

Odi Gonzales

Quechua instructor, writer, and poet Odi Gonzales was recently honored at the Feria Internacional del Libro Cusco.

Wynnie Lamour

Wynnie Lamour teaches Haitian Creole at the center using a deep cultural lens to teach a revolutionary language.

Pamela Calla

Pamela Calla is a Bolivian anthropologist engaged with issues of gender, race, class, and state formation in Latin America.

Ana G. Álvarez

Ana G. Álvarez is currently working on a documentary on transwomen and repression during the 70s and 80s in Argentina.