The Department of Hispanic Studies is pleased to announce that Angela Willis, associate professor of Hispanic Studies and Latin American Studies, was voted "President-Elect" at the SECOLAS (Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies) annual meeting held in March in New Orleans. Her term as president will begin at next year's meeting in Charleston, S.C. Prior to being elected as the 2015-2016 President she served as an "at-large" board member.
According to their website, SECOLAS is "a non-political and nonprofit association of individuals interested in Latin America. Its objectives are the promotion of interest in Latin America, scholarly research pertaining to Latin America in all fields, and the increase of friendly contacts among the peoples of the Americas."
Visit the SECOLAS website for more information.