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Nominations Invited for the 2020 Slate

June 27, 2019


Nominations Invited for the 2020 Slate
Deadline: September 15, 2019

LASA members are invited to suggest nominees for vice president, student representative, and three members of the Executive Council for terms beginning June 1, 2020. 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. The rationale for nomination and the CV must be uploaded to the LASA website using the link below by September 15, 2019.

Nominate a candidate

The winning candidate for vice president will serve in that capacity from June 1, 2020, until May 31, 2021; as president from June 1, 2021, to May 31, 2022; and as past president for an additional year. Executive Council members including the student representative will serve a two-year term from June 1, 2020, to May 31, 2022.

Members of the Nominations Committee:

Montserrat Sagot (Co-chair), Universidad de Costa Rica; Evelyne Huber (Co-chair), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Esteban Pérez Caldentey, CEPAL; Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel, University of Miami; Alexandre Fortes, Universidade Federal Rural Rio de Janeiro; and Rebecca Abers, Universidade de Brasilia.

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