LASA extends period to vote for vice president, treasurer and three members of the Executive Council

March 25, 2019

The Latin American Studies Association decided to extend the elections period until April 14, 2019. In these elections, LASA members are requested to vote for the following representatives:

  • Vice President/President-Elect
  • Treasurer
  • Three members of the Executive Council

The newly-elected officers will assume their responsibilities on June 1, 2019 after the LASA international Congress in Boston, May 24 - 27, 2019. LASA membership can learn about the candidates by reading their biographies on the voting website.

By voting you are helping to elect the people who will lead this association and implement its policies in the near future, and showing your commitment to the field of Latin American Studies in the global world.



About LASA

The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 13,000 members, over 60% of whom reside outside the United States, LASA is the one association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe. LASA's mission is to foster intellectual discussion, research, and teaching on Latin America, the Caribbean, and its people throughout the Americas, promote the interests of its diverse membership, and encourage civic engagement through network building and public debate.

If you wish to interview a LASA Executive Council member, you can contact the LASA communications office at (412) 648-7929 or send an email to