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Latin American Studies

Associate Professor
Valérie Benoist holds a Ph.D. in Spanish from Emory University and is an associate professor. She teaches for the Spanish Department as well as for the Latin American Studies Concentration... See this person's full profile
Associate Professor - Department Chair
Center for International Studies Director

David Cook-Martín is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Grinnell College and director of its Center for International Studies. As a political sociologist, his work focuses on... See this person's full profile

Senior Faculty
Sidney Meyer Professor of International Economics

John “Jack” Mutti, Sidney Meyer Professor of International Economics, has a B.A. from Earlham College, and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. He teaches and does research... See this person's full profile

Associate Professor
Monty Roper is a cultural anthropologist interested in the political economy of natural resource management, indigenous social movements, Non-governmental organizations, and community... See this person's full profile
Associate Professor

Mr. Silva came to Grinnell from the University of Chicago where he wrote a dissertation on Chilean middle-class unions. Mr. Silva's work examines how the middle class contributed to the... See this person's full profile

Senior Faculty
Before joining the Grinnell College faculty in 1991, Professor Willis taught political science and political economy at Boston College and Tulane University. Her research focuses on Latin... See this person's full profile