Nominations Invited for the 2021 Slate

June 23, 2020


Nominations Invited for the 2021 Slate
Deadline: September 15, 2020

LASA members are invited to suggest nominees for vice president, treasurer, and three members of the Executive Council for terms beginning June 1, 2021. 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, 2020.


The winning candidate for Vice President will serve in that capacity until May 31, 2022, as President from June 1, 2022, to May 31, 2023, and then as Past-President for an additional year. Executive Council members will serve a two-year term from June 1, 2021, to May 31, 2023. The treasurer will serve as incoming treasurer from June 1, 2021, to May 31, 2022, and then as treasurer for a two-year term from June 1, 2022, to May 31, 2024.

Members of the Nominations Committee

Claudia Ferman (Chair), University of Richmond
Sarah A. Radcliffe, University of Cambridge
Roberto Blancarte, Colegio de México
Maria Herminia Tavares de AlmeidaCEBRAP/University of São Paulo
Francisco Valdes, UNAM/FLACSO
Peter Wade, University of Manchester
Evelyne Huber, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Suyapa Portillo, Pitzer College (Executive Council Liason)

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