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The Latin American Studies Program (LASP), celebrating its 60th anniversary during 2021, is committed to a deeper understanding of Latin American and Caribbean societies through teaching and research across humanities, science, and social science disciplines. 

LASP expands the intellectual presence of Latin America at Cornell by organizing diverse campus activities to bring together faculty, students of all levels, and the Cornell community. LASP sponsors both undergraduate and graduate minors, and we encourage students to gain meaningful international experiences in the region through study abroad programs, short-term course visits, and internship opportunities.

Lucy Dybner ’22, a College Scholar: Political Cultures of Latin America, spent most of her summer on Zoom, not attending lectures or classes but instead collaborating with professionals and teachin
Summer 2021 ECUADOR & BRAZIL DIGITAL INTERNSHIPS--The Latin American Studies Program (LASP) digital internship programs supports Cornell’s mission “to promote a culture of broa
LASP welcomes Cornell undergraduates and graduates in all fields of study who are interested in studying and conducting research in Latin America or the Caribbean to apply for the Lat
Learn more about Latin America and the Caribbean in a course that will also help you work toward achieving the Latin American studies minor.
LASP Graduate Fellow '19-'21
LASP Visiting Scholar 2020-21
Associate Professor, Music
Assistant Professor, Latin American Studies and Romance Studies 

Riedl and Roberts in Washington Post

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