Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Scott Pentzer

Associate Dean for Global Education

Contact Info

Degrees *B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service, 1988 *M.A., Tulane University, Latin American Studies, 1993 *Ph.D., Tulane University, Latin American Studies, 1998

Academic Experience *Associate Dean for Global Education, Newcomb-Tulane College, 2013- *June 2013, Associate Director, Honors Program, Newcomb-Tulane College, 2009-2013 *Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of History, Tulane University, 2009 *Visiting Assistant Professor of Latin American History, Southern Methodist University, 1998-1999 *Visiting instructor, ITESM, Campus Queretaro, 1997

Research & Teaching Specializations: Modern Mexico

Related Experience *Director, Associated Colleges of the Midwest, San Jose, Costa Rica, 2004-2009 *Senior Program Officer, U.S. Student Programs, Institute for International Education, 1999-2001

Fulbright Garcia-Robles grantee, Mexico City, 1995-1996


  • Spanish

Overseas Experience:

  • Costa Rica
  • Mexico
  • Peru

Selected Publications *2008. Costa Rica: A Global Studies Handbook. With Meg Tyler Mitchell. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO publishers.