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Faculty Spotlight

Beatriz González-Stephan
Beatriz González-Stephan
Beatriz González Stephan joined our faculty in the spring of 2001 as the Lee Hage Jamail Chair of Latin American Studies.  She received her Ph.D. in 1985 in Latin American literatures, from the University of Pittsburgh. For more information, see her  brief bio  or c.v. 

Student Spotlight

Lorena Villarreal spotlight
Lorena Villarreal
Major Lorena Villarreal sent the following note:  This summer was amazing.  I worked with Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA), a non-profit college-prep program  based in New York City, which seeks to redress inequality of higher educational opportunity for low-income high school juniors across the United States, whose socio-economic, racial and/or ethnic background is currently under-represented at the nation's top colleges and universities.  This summer, the program hosted 60 students at Princeton University where we lived for 8 weeks. Read More »


Entre Líneas, student magazine (Rice News, Aug 2012)

Upcoming Talks by faculty

Spanish Resource Center, Est. 6/09

Latin American Studies Major Approved!!!!

Spring break 2012 CUBA trip!

Prof. Duno receives Honorable Mention 2012 Research Award

Prof. Jose Aranda wins Brown Teaching Award!

Current Courses

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