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


Appointed LALS Faculty

Medina

*Manuel Medina

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

Room/Building: Stevenson Hall 306 & Humanities 329
Phone: 502-852-2034 & 502-852-0501
Email: 

Faculty Profile

Dr. Tricia Gray

*Tricia Gray

Associate Professor, Department Chair
Department of Political Science

Secondary Appointment for LALS 

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

Faculty Profile

Affiliated Faculty

Julie Bunck                                   

*Julie Bunck                                     

Professor                                                                                                 
Department of Political Science

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

Faculty Profile

fabian crespo

*Fabian Crespo

Professor
Department of Anthropology

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

Faculty Profile

*Tomás Wayne Edison

Professor of Spanish
Department of Classical and Modern Languages

Room/Building: Humanities 330B
Phone: 502-852-0487
Email: 

Faculty Profile

Dr. Christine Ehrick

Christine Ehrick

Professor
Department of History

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

 

Faculty Profile

Dr. Lisa Markowitz

*Lisa Markowitz

Associate Professor

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

Faculty Profile

Dr. Brenda Ortiz-Loyola

Brenda Ortiz-Loyola

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

Email: Dr. Ortiz-Loyola

Faculty Profile

Mr. Ben Ruiz

*Adolfo (Ben) Ruiz

Creative Director & CEO
Adhawks, LLC

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

 Email: ben@adhawks.com

Faculty Profile

Enid Trucios Haynes

Professor
Brandeis School of Law

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

Faculty Profile

Dr. Margath Walker

Margath Walker

Associate Professor
Department of Geography and Geosciences

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

Faculty Profile

Savannah Searcy

LALS Student Programming Assistant/LALS Club President 

LALS & Individualized Major

Room/Building: Stevenson Hall 304
Email: