University of Washington

Geographic Emphases



Maria Elena Garcia
José Antonio Lucero
Edgar O'Hara
Julie Shayne
Adam Warren




Summer 2011 Tribal Canoe Journey: Ivan and Leandro represented the Pankararú and Pataxó indigenous peoples of Brazil in this year's Tribal Canoe Journey in the Pacific Northwest. Click on the hypertext for photos and video.

DIVERCITY: The University of Washington, Seattle is the proud recipient of one of the more competitive grants offered by the Federal government, the FIPSE (Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education) grant. The 4-year grant encourages undergraduate and graduate student exchange to consortium partners in Brazil. The four universities of this bilateral consortium are the following: Universidade Federal da Bahia in Salvador, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Florida International University in Miami and the University of Washington in Seattle. The program allows students from the United States and Brazil to become knowledgeable in the area of comparative urban studies while working toward completing their degree at their home country. Click here for more information.


Margaret Griesse
Amos Nascimento
Jonathan Warren

Mexico/Central America


Deborah Caplow
Lauro Flores
Erasmo Gamboa
Carlos Gil
Maria Gillman
Angelina Snodgrass Godoy
Michelle Habell-Pallan
Eugene Hunn
Monica Kaup
Elizabeth Salas
Cynthia Steele
Julie Schrader Villegas



Patrick Christie
Shannon Dudley
Carlos Gil
Susan Harewood
Julie Shayne
Illeana Rodriguez Silva
Richard Watts

Iberian Atlantic


Maria Diez
Ana Fernandez Dobao
Anthony Geist
Leigh Merecer
Suzanne Petersen
Donald Gilbert-Santamaria
Richard Watts
Anna Witte
Glennys Young

Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Box 353650, 419 Thomson Hall
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 616-0998
Advising: (206) 543-6001

Dr. Josť Antonio Lucero

Dr. Linda Iltis
Academic Advisor
(206) 543-6001

Joni Marts
Academic Advisor
(206) 543-6001

Deb Raftus
LACS Librarian

Monica Rojas-Stewart
Assistant Director
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