University of South Florida

College of Arts and Sciences

Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies


Moffitt Cancer Center


Tampa, FL 33620

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.- Latin American Studies;, Graduate Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Graduate Certificate in Global Health and Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The mission of ISLAC is to promote the study of Latin America and the Caribbean, to further USF’s strategic plan for internationalization. ISLAC is an acadmeic unit devoted to interdisciplinay research and teaching focused on economic, social, political and cultural formations in Latin America and the Caribbean and among the Hispanic/Latino populations in North America. ISLAC holds mini research awards for Affiliate Faculty. This is a way to encourage and support research, conference participation and course development in all fields related to Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies. The Institute fosters greater knowledge of Latin America and the Caribbean and Latino issues, through partnerships with community organizations and USF departments to sponsor lectures and cultural events that are open to the public throughout the year. ISLAC faculty and staff are engaged with USF administration to strengthening communities ties and to advance the internationalization of USF programs, research, curricula, faculty and students.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

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Locale: Large City

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