Nominations Invited for the 2022 Slate

July 7, 2021


Nominations Invited for the 2022 Slate
Deadline: September 15, 2021

LASA members are invited to nominate candidates for vice president, one student representative, and three members of the Executive Council for terms beginning June 1, 2022. 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, 2021.


The winning candidate for Vice President will serve in that capacity until May 31, 2023, as President from June 1, 2023, to May 31, 2024, and then as Past-President for an additional year. The two Executive Council members receiving the most votes will serve a three-year term from June 1, 2022, to May 31, 2025, while the other will serve for two years only. The student representative will serve a two-year term from June 1, 2022 to May 31, 2024. 

Members of the Nominations Committee

María Marcela Crovetto (Chair), Social Sciences, Universidad de Buenos Aires
Emiliana Cruz, Anthropology, CIESAS Mexico
Bernardo Mançano Fernandes, Geography, Universidade Estadual Paulista
Luciano Martínez Valle, Sociology, FLACSO Ecuador
Shannan Mattiace, Political Sciences, Allegheny College
David Sartorius, History, University of Maryland
Verónica Schild (Executive Council Liason), Economics, University of Western Ontario 

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