The Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies
Research/Programs/Projects

 
The faculty of the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies are engaged in cutting-edge research on such topics as youth, violence and gangs; the historical memory of indigenous populations in Latin America; the advancement of international human rights standards; women in Latin American societies; drugs, crime and law in Latin America; war and its legacy in Latin America; U.S.-Latin American relations; and culture and politics in the Caribbean. The Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies is also the venue for innovative research and academic programs including the Ronald H. Brown Law School Prep Program at St. John’s University School of Law, the Street Organization Project, the Dominican Republic Study Abroad and the department’s project on Faculty Resources for Teaching Non-Native English Speaking Students at John Jay College.
 
Lisandro Pérez, Chairperson
524 West 59th St., Room 8.63.00NB, New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212.237.8708, Email: loperez@jjay.cuny.edu