Latino Research Center University of Nevada, Reno

Our Mission

The Latino Research Center at the University of Nevada, Reno serves as a nexus between the Latino community and the university. Its mission is to foster research, student achievement, faculty collaboration, advocacy, and outreach in a manner that best meets the educational needs and goals of the State of Nevada and best honors the intellectual and cultural capital of the Latino presence in our state.


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Journal of the LRC


About Us


Emma Sepulveda Pulvirenti


Iris Soledad West, Assistant to the Director

Andrea Linardi de Minten, Research Assistant


Steering Committee

Carina Black, Ph.D.
Deborah Boehm, Ph.D.
Susan Chandler, Ph.D.
Louis Forline, Ph. D.
Michelle Johnson, M.A.
Darrell Lockhart, Ph.D.
Federico Guerrero, Ph.D.
Mar Inestrillas, Ph.D.
Linda Curcio, Ph.D.
Michelle Wilson, Ph.D.
Patricia Berninsone, Ph.D.
Fred de Rafols, Ph.D.
Beatriz Robinson, Ph.D.
Joseba Zulaika, Ph.D.
Nelson Rojas, Ph.D.
Melanie Duckworth, Ph.D.
Mario Alpuche, Ph.D.


Advisory Board

Nancy Fennell
Mario de La Rosa
Sheila Leslie
Steve Trounday
Karen Ross
Valerie Cooke
Theresa Navarro
Sean Savoy
Bob Fulkerson
John Drakulich