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LACC Associate Professor Coauthors Paper on Global Biodiversity

09/10/2020

Dr. Clinton Jenkins has coauthored the paper "The Distribution of Biodiversity Richness in the Tropics." Published in Science Advances, the paper compares the numbers of vascular plant species in the Afrotropical Region and Latin America. Dr. Jenkins is an Associate Professor with a joint appointment in LACC and the Department of Earth and Environment.

Migrations: The Hardships of Hope

08/27/2020

LACC announces the publication of its Summer 2020 issue of Hemisphere, which is dedicated to examining migration as part of the political, social and humanitarian landscape of Latin America and the Caribbean. In this issue, guest editor Luis Guillermo Solís, LACC Interim Director and former President of Costa Rica, invites scholars to examine some of the most salient cases of migration in the Americas.

LACC Welcomes Dr. Athayde and Dr. Jenkins as New Faculty Members

08/17/2020

Dr. Simone Athayde and Dr. Clinton Jenkins join LACC as part of our Center's creation of a Brazilian Studies Institute. Dr. Athayde is an Associate Professor with a joint appointment in LACC and the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies. Dr. Jenkins is an Associate Professor with a joint appointment in LACC and the Department of Earth and Environment.

Upcoming Events

Bolivia, Elecciones en tiempos de COVID-19

09/30/2020 06:30 PM

En un país heterogéneo con una larga historia de exclusiones sociales, económicas y divergencias políticas, el proceso electoral 2020 en Bolivia enfrenta considerables desafíos. Este webinar discutirá las elecciones en Bolivia y los escenarios políticos para el futuro del país. El evento se realizará en Español. Este evento se realiza como parte del Programa de Estudios Andinos de LACC.

Protecting the Socioenvironmental Heritage of Brazil

10/01/2020 12:00 PM

Our 30th Interdisciplinary Faculty Colloquium features LACC join appointed Associate Professors Simone Athayde and Clinton Jenkins. Dr. Athayde will be presenting "Protecting Biocultural Diversity in the Brazilian Amazon: The Role of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities." Dr. Jenkins will be presenting "Protecting the Natural and Cultural Heritage of Brazil." Ligia Collado-Vides, Associate Chair of the Department of Biological Science, will join us as the discussant for the event.

Florida Consortium for International Education Conference

10/01/2020 01:00 PM

The Florida Consortium for International Education will offer its first joint virtual conference, "Re-inventing International Education in a Post-COVID World." Member and non-member institutions are welcome. Registration and participation is free to all FCIE / FAIE / Study Florida Members.

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