LACC Director Named to Executive Posts for LASA and UNDP Latin America

The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) elected LACC Director, Dr. Cristina Eguizabal to serve as LASA Treasurer. Dr. Eguizabal's service as a member of LASA's Executive Council will begin in November 2010 and run for three years. As Treasurer, Dr. Eguizabal will work closely with LASA President, Maria Herminia Tavares de Almeida from the University of Sao Paulo and LASA Executive Director, Milagros Pereira from the University of Pittsburgh on issues related to LASA's governance and financial stability.

Dr. Eguizabal has also been appointed as a Member of the Strategic Advisory Committee of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Latin America where she will assist in determining the organization's priorities and contribute to its international cooperation strategic plan.