Latin American and Latino Studies Faculty and Personnel

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.

LALS Steering Committee

Rhonda L. Buchanan
Director of Latin American and Latino Studies
Professor of Spanish
Department of Classical and Modern Languages
Room/Building: 306 Stevenson Hall
Phone#1: 502-852-2034
Phone#2: 502-852-0502
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Adrian Archuleta
Assistant Professor
Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work
Room/Building: 204 Oppenheimer Hall
Phone: 502-852-0427
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Julie Bunck
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Room/Building: 302 Ford Hall
Phone: 502-852-1659
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Thomas W. Edison
Assistant Professor
Department of Classical and Modern Languages
Room/Building: 401 Stevenson Hall
Phone: 502-852-8563
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Christine Ehrick
Associate Professor
Department of History
Room/Building: 301D Gottschalk Hall
Phone: 502-852-6817
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Tricia Gray
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Room/Building: 209 Ford Hall
Phone: 502-852-3309
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Lisa Markowitz
Associate Professor
Room/Building: 239 Lutz Hall
Phone: 502-852-2426
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Sarah Nuñez
Assistant Director for Hispanic/Latin@ Initiatives
Cultural Center
Phone: 502-852-0230
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Brenda Ortiz-Loyola
Assistant Professor
Department of Classical and Modern Languages
Room/Building: 332 Bingham Humanities
Phone: 502-852-4809
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Theresa Rajack-Talley
Associate Professor
Department of Pan-African Studies
Room/Building: 448 Strickler Hall
Phone: 502-852-4192
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Adolfo (Ben) Ruiz
Creative Director & CEO
Adhawks Advertising & Public Relations, Inc.
Phone#1: 502-589-3229
Phone#2: 502-558-7083, Ext. 14
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Margath Walker
Assistant Professor
Department of Geography and Geosciences
Room/Building: 215 Lutz Hall
Phone: 502-852-2694
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Natalie Schuetz
Program Coordinator, Sr.
Room/Building: 304 Stevenson Hall
Phone: 502-852-8162
Email Ms. Schuetz