Faculty and Staff

Tribute to Dr. Clarence Talley, Founding Member of LALS

The Latin American and Latino Studies Faculty is comprised of professors from a number of different departments. Listed below are the names of faculty members who teach courses that fulfill LALS requirements and other individuals who support the LALS Program.

The * indicates members of the LALS Steering Committee

Rhonda Buchanan

*Rhonda Dahl Buchanan

Director of Latin American and Latino Studies
Professor of Spanish
Department of Classical and Modern Languages

Room/Building: 306 Stevenson Hall
Phone: 502-852-2034
Email:Dr. Buchanan

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*Julie Bunck

Professor
Department of Political Science

Room/Building:
302 Ford Hall
Phone: 502-852-1659
Email:Dr. Bunck

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fabian crespo

*Fabian Crespo

Professor
Department of Anthropology

Room/Building:
 Lutz Hall 324
Phone: 502-852-2427
Email: 

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Dr. Christine Ehrick

Christine Ehrick

Professor
Department of History

Room/Building:
 301D Gottschalk Hall
Phone: 502-852-3973
Email:Dr. Ehrick

 

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Dr. Tricia Gray

*Tricia Gray

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science

Room/Building: 209 Ford Hall
Phone: 502-852-3309
Email:

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Dr. Lisa Markowitz

*Lisa Markowitz

Associate Professor

Room/Building: 239 Lutz Hall
Phone: 502-852-2426
Email:Dr. Markowitz

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Medina

*Manuel Medina

Professor of Spanish
Department of Classical and Modern Languages

Room/Building: Humanities 329
Phone: 502-852-0501
Email: 

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Dr. Brenda Ortiz-Loyola

Brenda Ortiz-Loyola

Part-Time Lecturer of Distance Education Courses
Latin American and Latino Studies Program

Email: Dr. Ortiz-Loyola

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Mr. Ben Ruiz

*Adolfo (Ben) Ruiz

Creative Director & CEO
Adhawks, LLC

Phone: 502-244-6774
Phone: 502-558-7083 

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Enid Trucios Haynes

Professor
Brandeis School of Law

Room/Building: 250 Brandeis School of Law
Phone: 502-852-7694
Email:

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Dr. Margath Walker

Margath Walker

Associate Professor
Department of Geography and Geosciences

Room/Building: 215 Lutz Hall
Phone: 502-852-2694
Email:

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Alarah Gillum 

LALS Student Programming Assistant/LALS Club President 

Spanish, LALS, International Peace triple major

Panama Scholar 2019, Semester at Sea Spring 2020

Room/Building: 304 Stevenson Hall
Email: 

 

Jake the LALS Therapy Dog

Jake the LALS Therapy Dog

Latin American and Latino Studies Therapy Dog

Room/Building: 306 Stevenson Hall
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