Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University


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Brazilian Studies at Tulane

Brazilian Studies at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies At Tulane University, you have a unique opportunity to specialize in Brazilian Studies. Tulane is…  read more

Túnica-Biloxi Teacher Workshop Bios

Donna M. Pierite is a language and cultural lifeways instructor for the Tunica-Biloxi Language and Culture Revitalization Program (LCRP). She is responsible for lesson-planning, teaching…  read more

Arts, Media, Culture & Politics in Latin America at Tulane University

Graduate Studies in Arts, Media, Culture, and Politics in Latin America at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies At Tulane University, you have a…  read more

Economics, Politics & Society in Latin America at Tulane University

Graduate Studies in Economics, Political Science and Sociology at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies At Tulane University, you have a unique opportunity to…  read more

Katie Gray, '13

Account Representative for Latin America, Intralox Katie Gray is currently working for Intralox, a world leader in conveyor belting, located in Harahan, Louisiana. At Intralox,…  read more

Robbie Dean, '12

Teach for America, Dallas, TX During Robbie’s senior year at Tulane, he was recruited by Teach for America to teach 5th grade Bilingual Education in…  read more

Madison Asher, '12

Ventanillas de Salud, Mexican Consulate, Washington, DC After graduating from Tulane, Madison began a certificate program in Spanish Translation at American University. She notes that,…  read more

David Klauber, '08

Save the Children, Ethiopia Since graduating from Tulane, David has held a number of positions both domestically and abroad, including working for Save the Children‘€™s…  read more

Michael Murray, '10

Research Associate, FSG (Foundation Strategy Group) Since graduating from Tulane Michael has held a variety of jobs. He worked as Research Assistant to Tulane professor…  read more

Natalie Ferrell, '06, MPH '12

Youth Development Promotor for Peace Corps, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (Natalie describes this picture: My coordinating committee and I at the close of the 2012…  read more

Nora Murphy, '12

Legal/Administrative Assistant, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, Washington, DC After graduating from Tulane with a degree in Latin American Studies and Portuguese, Nora moved home to…  read more

Allison Bakamjian, '10

Peace Corps Volunteer, Colombia After graduated from Tulane, Allison spent another year in New Orleans working as an Americorps*VISTA volunteer through the Tulane Center for…  read more

William Faulker, '09, MA '12

Plan Políticas Públicas, São Paulo After graduating from Tulane, William began a part-time internship at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) a research non-profit loosely affiliated…  read more

Wesley Hedden, '06

Founder, Sarus Exchange Program, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Wesley moved to Asia shortly after graduating from Tulane in 2006. For a year, he worked as an…  read more

Sam Tabory, '11

Pencils of Promise, New York City and Guatemala City After graduating from Tulane, Sam took a nine month contracted position as a project director with…  read more

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Upcoming Events

Online Summer Book Group for K-12 Educators

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For pre-service, early career and veteran teachers who love reading and learning through literature who want to explore award-winning books for the middle and early high school classrooms. Join us as we read four books that explore stories of coming-of-age from multiple perspectives. Participants will receive a copy of each book and participate in an open discussion with other K-12 educators. We will launch the book group with The Other Half of Happy. The group will meet online and explore the real story behind this award-winning book with the author Rebecca Balrcárcel. Join us this summer as we discover new stories and books for your classroom.

Register here for $15 (includes all 4 books).

All online Zoom meetings are at 7:00 PM CST.


Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and AfterCLASS at Tulane University. For more information, please email

Central America, People and the Environment Educator Institute 2021

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This summer educator institute is the third institute in a series being offered by Tulane University, The University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University. This series of institutes is designed to enhance the presence of Central America in the K-12 classroom. Each year, participants engage with presenters, resources and other K-12 colleagues to explore diverse topics in Central America with a focus on people and the environment.

While at Tulane, the institute will explore the historic connections between the United States and Central America focusing on indigenous communities and environment while highlighting topics of social justice and environmental conservation. Join us to explore Central America and teaching strategies to implement into the classroom.

Additional details and registration will be available in the late fall 2020. For more information, please email or call 504.865.5164.