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Latin America & The Caribbean

Dr. Anthony D Affigne Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Political Science
affigne@providence.edu
Area(s) of Expertise: Latino(a) Studies

Dr. Kara B Cebulko Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
Department Chair of Sociology
kcebulko@providence.edu
Area(s) of Expertise: Brazilian Immigration, Latino/a Studies

Dr. Mintzi A Martinez-Rivera
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology
mmarti28@providence.edu
Area(s) of Expertise: Latin/o American Studies

Dr. Edgar Mejia Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Foreign Language Studies
emejia@providence.edu
Area(s) of Expertise: Latin American Cinema

Dr. Maybel Mesa Morales
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Foreign Language Studies
mmesamor@providence.edu
Area(s) of Expertise: Hispanic Performance and Film Studies

Dr. Javier I Mocarquer
Assistant Professor
Department of Foreign Language Studies
jmocarqu@providence.edu
Area(s) of Expertise: Modern and contemporary Latin American literature, especially from the Southern Cone (Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay) as well as Brazil 

Rev. David T Orique O.P., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of History
Programing Director of Latin American Studies
dorique@providence.edu
Area(s) of Expertise: Latin America; Age of exploration, Spanish and Portuguese, contact, conquest, and colonization of America

Dr. Thea N Riofrancos
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
triofran@providence.edu
Area(s) of Expertise: Latin America, Andean Region, Ecuador, Latin American New Left

Dr. Monica Simal Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Foreign Language Studies
msimal@providence.edu
Area(s) of Expertise: Caribbean Literature, Cuban cultural identity and Cuban Diasporas studies

Dr. Tuire M Valkeakari Ph.D.
Professor
Department of English
tvalkeak@providence.edu
Area(s) of Expertise: Black Anglophone literature, especially African-Caribbean fiction and autobiography

Dr. Eve Veliz-Moran Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
evm@providence.edu
Area(s) of Expertise: Latino(a) Sociology