Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program

Mission Statement

The mission of the Latin American, Caribbean & Iberian Studies Program as a resource center and as an academic program, is threefold:


  • To train Latin Americanist specialists for academic, government, and private sectors;


  • To support Latin Americanist students and faculty in their intellectual development so that they can become and remain superior teachers and scholars;


  • To serve as a local, regional, and national resource center that provides outreach, support services, and information to other university units, K-16, government, civic, community and business constituencies