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Steering Committee

Professor, Africana and Romance Studies
Director, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program

Ernesto Bassi is an associate professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences. His research interests coalesce around two significant questions: How do people develop geographic and cultural identifications?

Associate Professor, History
Senior Lecturer, SC Johnson College of Business

Lourdes Casanova is the Gail and Roberto Cañizares Director of the Emerging Markets Institute.

Associate Professor, History of Art and Visual Studies
Professor, History

Raymond Craib's research and teaching interests revolve around the intersections of space, politics, and everyday practice.

Professor, Psychology and Neurobiology
Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Global Development

Julie Ficarra is an associate professor of the practice in the Department of Global Development at Cornell University.

LACS Visiting Scholar 2018-22

David Flaten is a LACS visiting scholar and History Professor at Tompkins Cortland Community College, and is researching the opportunities to create a global history course centered around the Caribbean for students at our partner institution Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3).

Associate Vice Provost for International Affairs

Gustavo Flores-Macías is an associate professor of government.