Elections are now open for the officers of LASA Vice president/President-elect, three members of the Executive Council and treasurer. Please use the link below to read about the nominees and vote for the candidate(s) of your choice.
Elections 2019: Nominations Committee Slate
The deadline for voting is April 7, 2019, at midnight EST. The newly-elected officers will assume their responsibilities on June 1, 2019, and will be introduced at the Business Meeting of the Association during the LASA Congress.
Nominees for Vice President
Sociology, FLACSO, Ecuador
Social Sciences; Universidad Nacional Tres de Febrero (UNTREF), Conicet, Argentina
Anthropology, Tufts University, United States
Nominees for Executive Council
Graciela Di Marco
Sociology, Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Argentina
Cultural Studies/Literature; University of Texas at Austin, United States
Political Science, University of Texas at Austin, United States
Claudia Mosquera Rosero-Labbé
Social Work; Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
Rodrigo Patto Sá Motta
History, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Literature, Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile
Suyapa G. Portillo Villeda
Chicano/Latino/Transnational Studies; Pitzer College, United States
Nominees for Treasurer
Amy C. Lind
Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies; University of Cincinnati, United States
María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo
Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University, United States
The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 13,000 members, over 60% of whom reside outside the United States, LASA is the one association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe. LASA's mission is to foster intellectual discussion, research, and teaching on Latin America, the Caribbean, and its people throughout the Americas, promote the interests of its diverse membership, and encourage civic engagement through network building and public debate.
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