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Dr. William D. Lopez

Dr. Lopez is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Faculty Director of Public Scholarship at the National Center for Institutional Diversity. He is the author of the book, Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid. As a Clinical Assistant Professor, William teaches "Health Impacts of […]


Dr. Emma Amador

Dr. Emma Amador Dr. Amador is an Assistant Professor of History and Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies.  Her work focuses on Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans, and U.S. Latina/o/x History with an emphasis on women, gender, and race. She is currently completing a book manuscript, Contesting Colonialism: Puerto Ricans and the Politics of Welfare in the […]


Treinta y tres – Sustainability, Conservation, and Environmental Justice

The Center for Latino and Latin American Studies at Northern Illinois University invites you to submit proposals for its annual conference, “Treinta y tres,” to be held on Friday, November 19, 2021. This year’s theme is “Sustainability, Conservation, and Environmental Justice” in relation to both Latinx and Latin American experiences. We welcome proposals from faculty, […]