Central America and the Caribbean

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DRCLAS is committed to deepening engagement with the Central American and Caribbean countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and Haiti through an active program of events and activities in Cambridge, experiential learning opportunities for students, and support for faculty research. DRCLAS also has an active Cuba Studies Program, and an ongoing collaboration with the University of Puerto Rico the annual Puerto Rico Winter Institute.

For more information, please contact:

Paola Ibarra, Assistant Director of Programs, Cambridge



Central America & the Caribbean Faculty Committee

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Jocelyn Viterna

Professor of Sociology
Chair, Central America & the Caribbean Faculty Committee

Laura Alfaro

Warren Alpert Professor of Business Administration
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William L Fash, Jr.

Charles P. Bowditch Professor of Central American and Mexican Archaeology and Ethnology
Former DRCLAS Executive Committee member
Faculty Project: Archaeological Investigations and Heritage Conservation at a Gateway Site in the Copan Valley, Honduras

Lorgia García Peña

Roy G. Clouse Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of History and Literature

Kirsten Weld

John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences