Loyola University Maryland

Latin American and Latino Studies

Faculty & Staff

Tania Cantrell Rosas-Moreno

Professor of Communication
DeChiaro College Center Room M014r

Professor Rosas-Moreno's field of expertise is international communication especially with regard to Brazil. She has conducted additional research on news reports of the Southeast Asia Tsunami, Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan, military massacres in El Salvador and Vietnam, and military print and photo coverage of Iraq. She is especially engaged with social justice issues such as feminism and education.

David Carey Jr.

Doehler Chair in History; Professor of History
HU 310
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Professor Carey’s area of expertise is Latin America with special emphasis on Guatemala and especially with regards to the Kaqchikel Mayan people. He is also interested in gender issues.  

Margarita Jácome

Associate Professor of Spanish
Maryland Hall 351j
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Professor Jácome is interested in twentieth-century Colombia and how violence as expressed in the novel and in testimonio affects social structures in that country. She also conducts research on and teaches testimonial literature as well as the early twentieth-century avant-garde movement in Hispanic America. 

Yolopattli Hernández-Torres

Associate Professor of Spanish
Maryland Hall 456
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Professor Hernández-Torres is primary a colonialist, concerned with Spanish America during the colonial period. She is also interested in nineteenth-century Spanish American literature, Spanish medieval and early modern studies, visual studies, cultural studies, and studies of race.

Stephen Park

Assistant Professor of English
Humanities 242c
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Professor Park's field of expertise is Transnational American Literature, particularly in the 20th century. He offers courses on the Literature of the US/Mexico Border, US and Caribbean Literature, as well the Literature of Migration. Prof. Park is currently at work on a book titled Economic Fictions, which explores Literature and Economics in the age of NAFTA.

Thomas Ward

Professor of Spanish
Maryland Hall 351i
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Professor Ward is concerned with understanding social alterity in Latin America (Peru, Argentina, and Mexico) as governed by ethnicity, culture, gender, class, as articulated in traditional and non-traditional prose forms.