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Malcolm Compitello
Professor and Department Head, Spanish & Portuguese
Email: compitel@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7347
Office: Modern Languages 543A
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Clea Conlin
Program Coordinator, Senior
Email: cconlin@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520)626-0189
Office: Harvill 341B

Clea Conlin is an alumn of the University of Arizona and Latin American Studies. She graduated in 2014 with a B.A. in LAS, Spanish and Portuguese, and was recognized as the SBS Outstanding Senior for her graduating class. Clea returned to U of A in fall 2014 to complete her Masters in Latin...
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Ana Cornide
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Joel E. Correia
Postdoctoral Research Associate I
Email: jcorreia@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-5749
Office: Marshall Building, Room 283
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Bianca Cortez
Student Worker
Email: biancacortez@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 626-7242
FAX: 626-7248
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Jennifer Cyr
Assistant Professor, School of Government & Public Policy and Center for Latin American Studies
Email: jmcyr@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 6216-7242
Office: Social Sciences, Rm 315
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Katia de Costa Bezerra
Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
Email: kbezerra@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0786
Office: Modern Languages

Dr. Katia da Costa Bezerra has published essays on Contemporary Portuguese, Brazilian and Lusophone African literature. She is also concerned with the rescue of a literary production published by mineiras born in the XIX century.Her theoretical approaches include questions on gender,...
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Jill De Zapien
Associate Dean for Community Programs, College of Public Health
Email: dezapien@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-7083
Office: Roy P. Drachman Hall A317D

Jill Guernsey de Zapien is the Associate Dean for Community Programs at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.  With an academic professional appointment, Dean de Zapien has been involved in community based public health interventions and research in Arizona...
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Colin Deeds
Assistant Director
Email: colind@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-7234
FAX: (520) 626-7248
Office: Marshall Building, Room 289

Colin is a native of Arizona and a two time graduate of the University of Arizona; BA in Anthropology and MA in Latin American Studies.  Before joining the Center's staff, Colin studied in Argentina, worked as an archeologist for the National Park Service, and carried out research in Mexico on...
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Claudia Diaz- Combs

 Claudia Diaz-Combs is doing the Dual Degree program with Latin American Studies and Public Health - Environmental Health. She recieved her undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona in Environmental Science. Her research...
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Theodore Downing
Research Professor for Social Development, Arizona Research Laboratories
Email: downing@u.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-2025
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Javier Duran
Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
Email: duran@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0785
Office: Administration 601
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Alain-Philippe Durand
Dean, College of Humanities
Email: adurand@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1213
Office: LSB 202

Prior to coming to the University of Arizona in 2010, Dr. Durand was Professor of French, English, and Film Media, and Head of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Rhode Island. His interests include the contemporary novel (France, Brazil, and US), French Cinema, Hip-Hop Culture,...
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Emily Ellis
Research Assistant
Email: emilyhellis@email.arizona.edu

Emily Ellis is a dual degree student in Latin American Studies and Journalism. She graduated from Guilford College with a BA in English Literature, and has worked in Vietnam, Nicaragua, Ecuador, and Guatemala as an ESL teacher and freelance writer. Her research interests include indigenous...
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Brian Enquist
Associate Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Email: benquist@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-3329
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Antonio Estrada
Professor & Department Head, Mexican American & Raza Studies
Email: aestrada@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7551
FAX: (520) 621-7966
Office: Chavez 208C

Antonio "Tony" Estrada is a Professor of Mexican American Studies and Public Health, and has been with the MAS department since 1991. He received his master's and doctorate degrees in Public Health, graduating from the UCLA School of Public Health in 1986. His primary interests are in Hispanic...
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Jaime Fatas
Assistant Professor of Practice, Spanish & Portuguese
Email: jfatas@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-3195
Office: Modern Languages 526

Jaime Fatás Cabeza (Profesor Superior de Música, MMA) is Assistant Professor of the Practice of Translation and Interpretation at the University of Arizona in Tucson and director of the Undergraduate Program in Translation and Interpretation in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the...
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Jim Field
Professor & Department Head, Chemical and Environmental Engineering; Co-Director, U.S.-Mexico Binational Center for Environmental Sciences and Toxicology
TEL: (520) 621-6162
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Timothy J. Finan
Research Anthropologist, Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology
Email: finan@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-6972
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Melissa Fitch
Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
Email: mfitch@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-5272
Office: Modern Languages 545

Dr. Melissa A. Fitch (Ph.D. 1995 ASU), a second generation Chicana, was born in Los Angeles and raised in the city of San Francisco. Her research is currently focused on transnational representations of Latin American popular culture, film, theater and narrative. She is author of the book...
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Karl Flessa
Professor & Department Head, Geosciences
Email: kflessa@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7336
FAX: (520) 621-2672
Office: Gould-Simpson Bldg. 319
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Todd V. Fletcher
Associate Professor, Disability & Psychoeducational Studies, College of Education
Email: toddf@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-0939
Office: Education 405
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Mark Frederickson
Associate Professor, School of Landscape Architecture and Planning
Email: mpf@u.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-3948
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George Frisvold
Professor & Extension Specialist, Agriculture & Resource Economics
Email: frisvold@ag.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-6269
Office: Chavez 426
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Kathryn Gallien
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Jay Gandolfi
Professor & Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Pharmacy
Email: gandolfi@pharmacy.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-6696
FAX: (520) 626-2466
Office: Pharmacy 331B
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David A. Gantz
Samuel M. Fegtly Professor of Law & Director of International Trade and Business Law Program, James E. Rogers College of Law
Email: dagantz@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1801
FAX: (520) 621-9836
Office: College of Law Bldg. 257
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Elizabeth Garber
Professor, Art and Visual Cultural Education, School of Art
Email: egarber@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-3399
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Cid Garcia
Student Worker
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Annalise Gardella

Annalise Gardella is currently a Paul D. Coverdell Fellow and a Latin American Studies MA student at the University of Arizona. Originally from Reno, NV, Annalise attended the University of Nevada, Reno receiving a BA in International...
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