Tony Abbott, Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Science, Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Specialty area: Environmental Field Methods and Political Ecology. Research: Latin American Agrodiversity and Alternative Energy Development in the US.
Ken McCoy, Professor of Communication Studies and Theatre Arts, Ph.D., Bowling Green State University. Specialty area: Latin American theater. Research: Latin American popular theater, Hispanic Theatre in Miami and Puerto Rico, and the plays of Mario Vargas Llosa.
William Nylen, Professor of Political Science, Ph.D., Columbia University. Specialty area: comparative politics, Latin American political economy, Brazil. Research: Post-Cold War Left in Latin America, and economics and politics of Neoliberalism (the New Right) in Latin America.
John Schorr, Professor of Sociology, Ph.D., Brown University. Specialty area: Latin American population and development. Research: Communities and disasters in Colombia (Kellogg Fellow in Latin American development, 1988-92).
Robert Sitler, Professor of Spanish, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin. Specialty areas: Latin American civilization and culture, Middle American indigenous peoples, and foreign language teaching methodologies. Research: Mayan culture & Mayan-related literatures.
Robert Smith, Professor Emeritus of Spanish, Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles. Specialty area: Latin American civilization, Latin American literature, and Argentine literature.
Ana Eire, Professor of Spanish & Jane Heman Language Professor, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University. Specialty area: Hispanic poetry and poetics, Spanish and Spanish-American twentieth century literature, and film studies.