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Academics: M.A. Student Profiles

Master's students in the LAS program are diverse, and draw upon a range of academic, professional, and personal experiences related to Latin America.

Featured Student

Devon Lara

Devon Lara
Human Rights and Communications; Health Systems Services & Policy
Devon received her B.S. in Biology with minors in Spanish and Honors from the University of New Mexico. She chose to also attend graduate school at UNM because of its combined Public Health and Latin American Studies dual-degree Master’s programs. Read more...


Student Directory

Amie Lee Belmont
MALAS '16 | Anthropology; Spanish Linguistics

Alin Badillo Carillo
MALAS '18 | Indigenous Studies; Urbanism and Community Development

Colleen Chavez
MALAS-MCRP Dual Degree '19 | Urbanism and Community Development; Public Health

Sienna Dellepiane
MALAS '19 | Indigenous Studies

Jeremy Falson
MALAS '16 | Political Science; Sociology

Kalyn Finnell
MALAS '17 | Urbanism and Community Development; Southwest Studies

Adam Flores
MALAS/JD '16 | History; Human Rights

Santiago Carrasco Garcia
MALAS '19 | Brazilian Studies; Geography

Valeria Garcia
MALAS/JD '16 | Human Rights; Political Science

Lauri Gonzalez
MALAS '18 | Indigenous Studies; Urbanism and Community Development

Sabrina Hernadez
MALAS and JD Dual Degree '19 | Human Rights; Communication

Nora Lamm
MALAS/MCRP '18 | Geography and Environmental Studies, Urbanism & Community Development

Devon Lara
MALAS and MPH Dual Degree '19 | Communication; Human Rights

Alexandria Lyons
MALAS/MCRP '20 | Human Rights; Urbanism and Community Planning

Daniel Michel
MALAS /MCRP '16 | Community and Regional Planning; Economics

Hayley Pedrick
MALAS '19| Brazilian Studies; Geography

Vicente Prieto
MALAS '17 | History; Political Science

Jake Sandler
MALAS '18 | Anthropology; Indigenous Studies

Marco Torres
MALAS/Spanish and Portuguese '18 | History; Gender Studies

Alexandra Villegas
MALAS/MPH '20 | Urbanism and Community Development