Student Section of LASA

A Section of the Latin American Studies Association

Section Annual Report 2019

The Students Section (SSection) of LASA was created after the last congress in New York, making LASA 2019 its fourth. At this moment, SSection count with 117 members. Soon it will publish a call for candidates to all its leadership positions.

The current section’s executives are:

  • Marcus Rocha (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, chair)
  • Amy Kennemore (University of California,Treasurer)

Executive Council members

  • María de los Ángeles Picone (Emory University) - two years
  • Dámaso Rabanal (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) - two years
  • Maria Cristina monsalve (University of Maryland) - one year

SSection organized two panels: Increasing controls and accountability: institutional change in Brazil and Identities, social movements, public policies, and the law in Latin America; one roundtable Section Roundtable entitled 'De la tesis al libro: sobre la publicación y otros desafíos del inicio de la carrera professional, and one Business Section meeting.

Together, these activities attracted roughly 120 people. All panels were organized by section members and selected trough a call for proposals.