CLAS' mission is to foster an academic community that serves as a multidisciplinary platform to enable learning from and engaging with the Americas, understood as the diverse ethnic, linguistic, cultural, biological and historical geography shared with the United States and Canada. CLAS is committed to “promote the public welfare by exercising an influence in behalf of humanity and civilization” (Stanford University founding grant) and to advance scientific knowledge that strengthens social, economic and environmental justice, sustainability, inclusion and democracy in our hemisphere.
2021-22 Tinker Visiting Professors
Cristián Bellei Carvacho is Associate Researcher at the Center for Advanced Research in Education and Professor at the University of Chile. Read more about him here.
Claudia Nunes Duarte dos Santos received her PhD. in Molecular Virology from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1994). Read more about her here.
2021-22 Visiting Professors
Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo earned her doctorate in anthropology from Stanford University in 1996. Read more about here here.
Carolina Parra received her PhD in Applied Physics from the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María USM (2009). Read more about her here.
Enzo Sauma is a Professor of the School of Engineering and the Director of the UC Energy Research Center at…