Latin American & Latino Studies

Faculty & Administration

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    *Jennifer Ayala

    Professor
    School of Education Director
    The Center for Undocumented Students

    B.A., Montclair State University; M.Phil., City University of New York; Ph.D., City University of New York Graduate Center.
    Office: Dinneen Hall, 2nd Floor
    Email: jayala@saintpeters.edu
    Phone: (201) 761-6193

    Prof. Ayala’s Biography

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    *Anna J. Brown

    Associate Professor
    Chair of Political Science

    B.A., Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales; M.A., Ph.D., Fordham.
    Office: Dorothy Day House, 2nd Floor
    Email: abrown@saintpeters.edu
    Phone: (201) 761-7462

    Prof. Brown’s Biography

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    Edgar Rivera Colón, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Sociology and Urban Studies
    Director of Gender and Sexuality

    B.A., Fordham University; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University.
    Email: eriveracolon@saintpeters.edu

    Prof. Colón’s Biography

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    *Mark DeStephano, S.J.

    Professor and Chair of Modern & Classical Languages
    Director of Asian Studies

    B.A., Fordham; M. Div., S.T.B., S.T. L., Th.M., Toronto; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard.
    Office: Hilsdorf Hall Rm 201
    Email: mdestephano@saintpeters.edu
    Phone: (201) 761-6232

    Prof. DeStephano’s Biography

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    *Leonor I. Lega

    Professor of Psychology
    Consejeria Psicologica (Counseling Psychologist) Universidad Del Valle (Colombia); Ph.D., Temple; Licensed Psychologist New York and New Jersey; Post-Doctorate: Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy.
    Office: Pope Hall, Room 101
    Email: llega@saintpeters.edu
    Phone: (201) 761-6302

    Prof. Lega’s Biography

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    *Patricia Santoro

    Associate Professor of Spanish
    B.A. Georgian Court College; M.A. Middlebury College; Ph.D., Rutgers.
    Office: Hilsdorf Hall Rm 201
    Email: psantoro@saintpeters.edu
    Phone: (201) 761-6234

    Prof. Santoro’s Biography

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    *David Surrey

    Professor of Sociology, Urban Studies & Anthropology
    Director of Faculty Development

    B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University, M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research.
    Office: Hilsdorf Hall, Room 403
    Email: dsurrey@saintpeters.edu
    Phone: (201) 761-6152

    Prof. Surrey’s Biography

*Advisory Committee Members