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Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

The nationally recognized Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies promotes interdisciplinary study of the Americas and their languages through teaching, scholarship, outreach, study abroad, and international exchanges. It administers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and graduate certificate programs in Central American and Mexican Studies and Brazilian Studies. Areas of particular strength are Central America, Mexico, Brazil, and Paraguay. Languages include Spanish, Portuguese, Kachiquel Maya, Quichua, and Haitian Creole. The center coordinates Latin American events on campus including lectures, films, exhibits, and theatrical performances. Exchanges and study abroad programs have been developed in Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru, and Brazil. The center offers outreach to schools, businesses, and the community and serves as a resource for the state, the region, and the nation.

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

The nationally recognized Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies promotes interdisciplinary study of the Americas and their languages through teaching, scholarship, outreach, study abroad, and international exchanges. It administers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and graduate certificate programs in Central American and Mexican Studies and Brazilian Studies. Areas of particular strength are Central America, Mexico, Brazil, and Paraguay. Languages include Spanish, Portuguese, Kachiquel Maya, Quichua, and Haitian Creole. The center coordinates Latin American events on campus including lectures, films, exhibits, and theatrical performances. Exchanges and study abroad programs have been developed in Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru, and Brazil. The center offers outreach to schools, businesses, and the community and serves as a resource for the state, the region, and the nation.

Contact Info

Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Bailey Hall
1440 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 320
Lawrence, KS 66045-7545
785-864-4213
785-864-3800
latamst@ku.edu
http://latamst.ku.edu/
Jill S. Kuhnheim, Director
785-864-1126

Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Bailey Hall
1440 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 320
Lawrence, KS 66045-7545
785-864-4213
785-864-3800
latamst@ku.edu
http://latamst.ku.edu/
Peter Haney, Assistant Director and Undergraduate Advisor
785-864-1127
Karen Cook, Advising Specialist
785-864-3500
kuizen@ku.edu

Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Bailey Hall
1440 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 320
Lawrence, KS 66045-7545
785-864-4213
785-864-3800
latamst@ku.edu
http://latamst.ku.edu/
Jill S. Kuhnheim, Director
785-864-1127
Tony Rosenthal, Associate Director and Graduate Advisor
785-864-4213
Why KU
  • One of 34 public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 2nd in the nation for prestigious faculty Fulbright awards
  • 26 Rhodes scholars
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
  • One of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs. U.S. News and World Report