Ethnicity, Race, and Indigenous Peoples (ERIP)

A Section of the Latin American Studies Association

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Section officers at LASA2014 in Chicago.

Current Consejo Section Officers (2020 2022)



  • [Vacant] To be elected from Council Members (2021-2022).

Council Members

  • Leslie Bary ( Department of Modern Languages, University of Louisiana (Lafayette, LA). 2020 - 2022
  • Nicole Legnani ( Assistant Professor, Department of English and Portuguese, Princeton University. 2020 - 2022
  • João Lisboa ( Department of Anthropology, Federal University of Parana (Brazil). 2020 - 2022
  • Joel Correia ( Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL). 2021-2023
  • Mneesha Gellman ( Associate Professor, Political Science, Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts. 2021-2023.

New ERIP Consejo as of August 1, 2022:


  • Joel Correia. Center for Latin American Studies. University of Florida. Tropical Conservation and Development Program. 2022-2024.
  • Maria de Lourdes B. de Alcântara. Medical Anthropology. Universidade de São Paulo. 2022-2024.


  • Tiffany D. Creegan Miller. Assistant Professor of Spanish. Associate Director, Oak Institute for Human Rights. Colby College. 2022-2024

Council members:

  • Mneesha Gellman. Associate Professor of Political Science at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. 2021-2023.
  • Robert McKenna Brown. Professor at School of World Studies. Virginia Commonwealth University. 2022-2024.
  • Renzo Aroni Sulca. Lecturer, Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (CSER) Columbia University. 2022-2024.
  • Rene' Harder Horst. Latin American and Indigenous History. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, USA. 2022-2024.

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