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The major goal of the concentration is to enhance student interest and expertise on Latin America.

Other objectives are to:
  • Help students develop a multi-disciplinary understanding of culture, history, and contemporary political and social issues in Latin America.
  • Develop undergraduate programs and activities related to Latin America. 
  • Encourage and assist student and faculty research in Latin American studies. 
  • Create a forum for the scholarly discussion of Latin American society and culture.


Latin American and Latino Studies
  • Dr. Robert Kolesar
    Phone: 216-397-4559

  • Dr. Maria Marsilli
    Phone: 216-397-4174

    LASC Co-coordinators
John Carroll University, University Heights, OH 44118  |  (216) 397-4294  | (888) 335-6800 (toll-free)   |  (216) 397-4981 (fax)