Latin American Studies

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Our Faculty

Study Latin America’s influence with expert perspective.

The faculty of Adelphi’s Latin American studies program have an international reputation for scholarship, as evidenced by the research published, awards granted and fellowships earned by department members. Click on faculty names for more information about each professor’s research, experience and contact information.


Raysa Amador
Program Director
Science Building, Room 216B
p – 516.877.4054
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Raysa Amador
Program Director, Latin American Studies
Department Chair, Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Mariano Torras
Department Chair, Accounting, Finance and Economics
Robert B. Willumstad School of Business

Associate Professors

Nicholas A. Carbo
Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Adjunct Faculty

Hinda A. Barlaz
Writing Center
Pierre Hegy
Senior Adjunct Faculty
Department of Sociology

For further information, please contact:

Latin American Studies
p – 516.877.4120

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