Latin American Studies Faculty
Tom Bogenschild (email)
Director, Vanderbilt Global Education Office (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley). He co-edited the volume State and Society in Brazil: Continuity and Change (Westview, 1983), and maintains active research interests cultural anthropology, history, and political science; teaches LAS 201.
Paula Covington (email)
Latin American Bibliographer, Senior Lecturer in Latin American Studies (M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1994;M.L.S., Vanderbilt University, 1971). 19th-century travel to Mexico and Latin America. Recent travel and projects: Colombia, Honduras, Guatemala, Cuba and Peru. Interdisciplinary Research Methods.
Avery Dickins de Girón (email)
Executive Director of the Center for Latin American Studies, Lecturer in Anthropology (Ph.D., Vanderbilt University). International development programs in Q’eqchi’ Maya region of Guatemala; private security guard industry; teaches VISAGE Guatemala.
Paul Miller (email)
Assistant Professor of French and Latin American Studies (Ph.D., Emory University). Comparative literature, languages, music and cultures of the Francophone, Hispanic and Anglophone Caribbean.