Academic Staff 


Professor Linda Newson

Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies

Professor Mark Thurner

Professor of Latin American Studies, University of London; Professor Emeritus, University of Florida

Dr Ainhoa Montoya

Lecturer in Latin American Studies / ESRC Future Research Leader

Dr Niall Geraghty

Postdoctoral Fellow in Latin American Studies

Dr William Tantam

Postdoctoral Fellow in Integrated Caribbean Studies

Dr Kathryn Santer

Leverhulme Trust Fellow

Dr Lucy McMahon

Lecturer in Human Rights of Latin America
(Institute of Commonwealth Studies)


Stipendiary Fellows 


Dr Camila Gatica Mizala

2017/2018 Stipendiary Fellow

Dr Helen Melling

2017/2018 Stipendiary Fellow


Dr Jessica Sklair

2017/2018 Stipendiary Fellow



Research and Administrative Support


Ms Penelope Elvy

Institute Manager

Ms Olga Jimenez

Events Manager


Mr Laurence Byrne

Research Librarian, Latin American Studies,
Senate House Library, University of London

Ms Celia Barlow

Editorial Administrator, Journal of Latin American Studies


Mr Jose Guevara

Network Facilitator, LAGLOBAL
(Latin America and the Global History of Knowledge)

Ms Maria Constanza Pauchulo

Research Assistant, The Legal Cultures of the Subsoil