Latin American Studies Faculty

Program advisor

Marcela Ochoa-Shivapour, Associate Professor of Spanish, serves as the program advisor for Latin American Studies. She teaches the Latin American Studies courses Latin America through Film, Latin American Culture and Civilization, and Latinos in the U.S. Find more about Professor Ochoa-Shivapour on the Spanish site.

Affiliated faculty

Marty Condon, Professor of Biology, has studied rainforest plant/insect interrelationships for more than 20 years. She leads students to Latin American countries such as Ecuador and Costa Rica for the field research course Biological Problems. Find more about Professor Condon on the biology site. Marty Condon

Carol Lacy-Salazar, Professor of Spanish, teaches Spanish language courses as well as the Latin American Studies course Latin American Short Story and Novel. Find more about Professor Lacy-Salazar on the Spanish site. Carol Lacy-Salazar

David Yamanishi, Associate Professor of Politics, specializes in the politics of Latin America and teaches the Latin American Studies courses U.S. Foreign Policy and Political Economy of Developing Countries. Find more about Professor Yamanishi on the Politics site.

Contact info

David Yamanishi

Judith Siebert, Visiting Professor of Anthropology, teaches the Latin American Studies courses Introduction to Latin American Studies and The Maya. Find more about Professor Siebert on the Sociology/Anthropology site. Judith Siebert