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Staff

Dr James Annesley English; North American literature; contemporary literature and culture

Dr Claire Brewster History; Mexico; Spanish American independence; history of sport

Dr Keith Brewster History; twentieth-century Mexico; history of sport

Prof José Esteban Castro environmental sociology; sociology of development countries; Latin America; political ecology; the politics of water

Dr Ximena Cordova - Spanish and Latin American Studies Lecturer

Dr Silvia Espelt Bombin - School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Prof Susan-Mary Grant - Professor of American History

Prof Jens Hentschke Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies; history and politics of Latin America especially Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay; history of education

Dr Ben Houston History; US history, race, the Civil Rights Movement, oral history

Prof Rosaleen Howard Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies; anthropology and sociolinguistics of the Andes, Quechua-Spanish language contact

Dr Peter Kellet Architecture; Latin American urban environments

Prof Nina Laurie Geography; Latin American development; ethno-development; gender and development; water; The Andes

Prof Richard Middleton Music; popular musics

Dr Monica Moreno Figuero Sociology; Mexico; race and racism; the body and beauty

Dr Nick Morgan Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies; cultural studies; Colombia; nationalism, class, race and ethnicity, participatory democracy and the media

Dr Patricia Oliart Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies; gender, ethnicity, cultural change, and education in urban and rural areas in the Andes and Amazonia

Dr Diana Paton History; Caribbean history, especially Jamaica; history of slavery and emancipation; gender history; comparative history of the Americas; history of religion

Dr James Procter English; postcolonialism; black British writing; Caribbean writing

Dr Jenny Rodriguez Business; gender and organisation; international human resource management

Dr Jane Webster (Archaeology; historical archaeology; slavery; the 'Middle Passage')

Dr Gisela P. Zapata Geography; Migration; Remittances; Development; Colombia

PhD students

Sarah Bennison - School of Modern Languages

Claire Irving - School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Sarah Duggan - School of Modern Languages

Fernando Gonzalez Velarde - School of Modern Languages

Natalie Hoskin - School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Christina Hotz - MA+PhD student (ESRC funded) - School of Modern Languages

Antonia Manresa - School of Modern Languages

Helen McKee - School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Selina Patel - School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Janelle Rodriques - School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Alexandra Seedhouse - School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Josep Cru Talaveron - School of Modern Languages

Andrea Wilkinson - Geography, Politics and Sociology

 

Visiting scholars

Dr Janet Townsend: Geography: women’s empowerment and forest colonization in Mexico and Colombia (2012)

Dr Carlos Moreira, Newcastle University Santander Visiting Scholar, National University of Lanús, Argentina, and Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, Paraguay (2010)

Dr Mario Monteiro, Sociology Visiting Fellow, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2010)

Carles Feixa (University of Leida, HASS Faculty Fellow, 2009)

Magdalena Barros (CIESAS, Mexico, 2008-2009)

Pedro Plaza (PROEIBANDES, Cochabamba, School of Modern Languages Fellow, 2008-09)

Rodolfo Cerrón-Palomino (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, HASS Faculty Fellow, 2007)

Elizabeth Acha (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, British Academy Visiting Fellow, 2006-07)