Nominations Invited for the 2019 Slate

August 10, 2018


Nominations Invited for the 2019 Slate
Deadline: September 15, 2018

LASA members are invited to suggest nominees for vice president, treasurer, and three members of the Executive Council for terms beginning June 1, 2019. Criteria for nomination include professional credentials and previous service to LASA.

Each candidate must have been a member of the Association in good standing for at least one year prior to nomination. Biographical data and the rationale for nomination must be sent by September 15, 2018, to LASA Executive Director Milagros Pereyra-Rojas (

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The winning candidate for vice president will serve in that capacity from June 1, 2019, until May 31, 2020, as president from June 1, 2020, to May 31, 2021, and then as past president for an additional year. Executive Council members will serve a two-year term from June 1, 2019, to May 31, 2021. The treasurer will serve as “incoming treasurer” from June 1, 2019, to May 31, 2020, and then as treasurer for a two-year term from June 1, 2020, to May 31, 2022.

Members of the Nominations Committee:

Evelina Dagnino (Co-Chair), IFCH Universidade de Campinas; Juliet Hooker (Co-Chair), Brown University; Adam Isacson, WOLA; Luis E. CárcamoHuechante, University of Texas at Austin; Mónica Espinosa Arango, Universidad de Los Andes; Marcelo Paixão, University of Texas at Austin; Montserrat Sagot, Universidad de Costa Rica; David Sartorius, University of Maryland; and Angela Araújo, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, who will serve as the liaison with the LASA Executive Council.

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