Profiles in "Latin America" Expertise Area

  • Ripley's major fields of study are international relations and comparative politics with an emphasis on U.S. foreign policy, international political economy, security studies, and Latin American politics.
  • Morehart is an environmental anthropologist, an ethnobotanist/paleoethnobotanist, and an archaeologist.
  • Nelson has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles in top academic journals, as well as Latin American case studies in the Thunderbird case series that are staples in business schools across the country.
  • Christiane Fontinha de Alcantara's scholarly interests center on how cultural artifacts reflect systems of inequality and injustice, while also providing models for how to fight inequalities and transform our communities.
  • Solís works at the intersection of academic research, public engagement, and participatory spatial technologies in service to community resilience, development and humanitarian challenges.
  • Palka is an archaeologist, anthropologist, and ethnohistorian of indigenous religions, art, and cross-cultural contact in Mexico and Central America.