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Located in Washington, DC and endowed with renowned academics and practitioners who engage with Latin America, CLAS provides a rich research environment to members of its community. The Center uses these resources to support students’ research efforts and also welcomes scholars and practitioners from the region to leverage the center’s location and faculty in support of their research endeavors.

Research Sections


CLAS faculty and researchers are constantly pursuing new questions and contributing original ideas to the field of Latin American Studies. Through this site you can quickly access their latest work.

Visiting Researchers

CLAS hosts a limited number of visiting researchers from around the world to conduct their research while becoming integrated members of the CLAS community. Learn more about the Visiting Researcher program here.

Student Opportunities

CLAS offers travel grants to assist students with summer research projects and summer internship support.