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Steering Committee

Jelmer Eerkens

  • Anthropology
(530) 752-1348
jweerkens [ AT ] ucdavis [ DOT ] edu

Liza Grandia

  • Native American Studies
emgrandia [ AT ] ucdavis [ DOT ] edu

Luis Guarnizo

  • Human and Community Development
leguarnizo [ AT ] ucdavis [ DOT ] edu

Erin Hamilton

  • Sociology
erhamilton [ AT ] ucdavis [ DOT ] edu

Robert Irwin

  • Spanish, Portuguese and Cultural Studies
rmirwin [ AT ] ucdavis [ DOT ] edu

Robert Newcomb

  • Spanish and Portuguese
rpnewcomb [ AT ] ucdavis [ DOT ] edu

Bettina Ng'weno

  • African and African American Studies
bngweno [ AT ] ucdavis [ DOT ] edu

Pablo Ortiz

  • Music
pvortiz [ AT ] ucdavis [ DOT ] edu

Marc Schenker

  • (Professor of Medicine and Public Health and Associate Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement
mbschenker [ AT ] ucdavis [ DOT ] edu

Marian Schlotterbeck

  • History
mschlotterbeck [ AT ] ucdavis [ DOT ] edu

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The Hemispheric Institute on the Americas is an interdisciplinary group bringing together faculty and graduate students that focus on the study of transnational processes in the American Hemisphere.

Our Goal includes promoting research to challenge the boundaries of disciplinary specialization and culture area studies, exploring the connections throughout the social, cultural, and economic landscape of the Western Hemisphere from an array of perspective and redirecting and redefining the study of Latin America from a broadly hemispheric viewpoint.

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