Faculty Governance

DRCLAS Executive Committee

Twelve senior faculty members who serve three-year renewable terms meet with the Director and Executive Director each month to advise on Center policies and operations (list below).

DRCLAS Policy Committee

Faculty from eight graduate and professional schools, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences meet once each term to guide the Center's development and to recommend candidates for the Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professorship of Latin American Studies to the President of the University. Typically, a number of special guests are also invited to join the meeting (including visiting faculty, special staff, etc). Over one hundred members of the Faculty serve on the Center's Policy Committee (list below).

Regional Office Governance

The Regional Office benefits from a strong network of Harvard faculty who help guide the office and its programs.
Regional Office External Governance and Faculty Committee

Brazil Office Governance

A vibrant University-wide community of scholars helps us pursue our mission of increasing the knowledge and study of Brazil through research, teaching, enhanced language training, faculty and student travel, conferences and seminars, publishing about Brazil. Ongoing interaction with individual Faculty Advisors allows us to identify and support existing projects and opportunities, playing a key role in our efforts to link Harvard faculty and students with very best Brazilian faculty and students across disciplines.
Brazil Advisory Group and Faculty Committee Members

DRCLAS Executive Committee

Alejandro  de la Fuente

Alejandro de la Fuente

Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics
Professor of African and African American Studies, FAS
Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute
Brian D. Farrell

Brian D. Farrell

Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
Professor of Biology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Davíd Carrasco

Davíd Carrasco

Anthropology
Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America (HDS)
Faculty Project: From Coyolxauhqui to Tlaltecuhtil: 30 Years of Archaeology at Templo Mayor (Mexico)
Michael Chu

Michael Chu

Senior Lecturer of Business Administration (HBS)
William  L Fash, Jr.

William L Fash, Jr.

Charles P. Bowditch Professor of Central American and Mexican Archaeology and Ethnology
Faculty Project: The Copan Hieroglyphic Stairway Scanning Project
Faculty Project: Archaeological Investigations and Heritage Conservation at a Gateway Site in the Copan Valley, Honduras
Frances Hagopian

Frances Hagopian

Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government (FAS)
Faculty Co-Chair, DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program

Fernando Reimers

Ford Foundation Professor of International Education; Director Of International Office (GSE)

Doris Sommer

Ira Jewell Williams Jr. Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (FAS)
Faculty Project: Playdrive in the Hard Drive: Civic Culture in Latin America
Faculty Project: The Other Voices of America
Diana Sorensen

Diana Sorensen

James F. Rothenberg Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature; Dean for the Humanities (FAS)
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