Our Community

The Harvard Latino Alumni Alliance (HLAA) represents the interests of more than 16K current and future Latino alumni across the University. We collaborate with Latino student and alumni groups, faculty, and staff to elevate the voices of Latinos at Harvard and beyond. Below is a directory of Harvard Latino faculty, staff and student/alumni organizations. To request an update to this page, please email harvardlatinoalum@gmail.com


Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS)


Alejandro de la Fuente - Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics 

Lorgia Garcia Peña - Roy G. Clouse Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of History and Literature 

Maria Luisa Parra-Velasco - Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures 


Diana Ortiz Giron - Assistant Director of Diversity Education and Support 

Angel Velarde - Staff, FAS Finance

Deborah Valdovinos - Staff, FAS Events Coordinator 

Dominique Bocanegra - Staff, FAS Program Coordinator 

Gabriela Soto Laveaga - Professor of the History of Science 

Gustavo Quintero - Visiting Assistant Professor in Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish)

Luis Manuel Girón-Negrón -  Professor of Comparative Literature and of Romance Languages and Literatures 

Luis Arnias - Teaching Assistant, Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies


Harvard First Generation Student Union (PRIMUS)

Fuerza Latina

Latinas Unidas de Harvard

Organization for Latin America

Colombian Students Organizations at Harvard College

Cuban-American Undergraduate Student Association (CAUSA)

Concilio Latino de Harvard

La Organizacion de Puertorriqueños de Harvard (LaO)

Presencia Latina

Brazilian Association

Ballet Folklórico de Aztlán

Harvard-Radcliffe RAZA

Latino Men’s Collective

Harvard Teatro

Act on a Dream

Peruvian Association

Dominican Students Association

Harvard SEAS Society of Hispanic Engineers and Scientists (SHPE)

Harvard Undergraduate Latinx in Finance & Technology (LiFT)

Latinos in Health Careers

Graduate School of Arts & Sciences 


Elisa Bonilla-Rius - Madero Visiting Scholar


Karina Gonzalez  Herrera - Assistant Director of Diversity and Minority Affairs


Latinx Student Association at GSAS

Harvard Business School 


Jose Alvarez - Senior Lecturer of Business Administration 

Natalia Rigol - Assistant Professor of Business Administration


Letty Garcia - Associate Director of the Leadership Initiative 


Latino Student Organization (LASO)

LatAm Club at HBS 

HBS Latino Alumni Association (HBSLAA)

Harvard Graduate School of Education


Martiza Suyapa Hernandez -  Associate Dean for Enrollment and Student Services 

Adriana Umaña-Taylor - Professor of Education 

Christina Villareal -  Visiting Lecturer on Education 

Fernando Reimers - Ford Foundation Professor of Practice in International Education, Faculty Director, International Education Policy 

James Soto Antony - Senior Lecturer on Education 


Felipe Barrera-Osorio - Associate Professor of Education and Economics 

Roberto Gonzales - Professor of Education 

Raquel Martinez - Teaching Fellow

Alicia Peralta - Assistant Director of Admissions


Comunidad Latinx


Harvard Divinity School


Davíd Carrasco - Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America, with a joint appointment with the Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Mayra Rivera Rivera - Professor of Religion and Latinx Studies, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (FAS) 


Comunidad HDS

Harvard Kennedy School


Akiesha Ortiz - Program Manager 

Candelaria Garay - Ford Foundation Associate Professor of Democracy 

Marisabel Jaramillo - Program Manager 

Myrish Antonio - Associate Director, Leadership Development, Center for Public Leadership

Pamela Portocarrero - Alumni Relations and Resource Development 


Latinx Caucus

Journal of Hispanic Policy

Harvard Law School


Andrew Manuel Crespo - Assistant Professor of Law 


Esme Caramello - Clinical Professor of Law and Clinic Director 

Jordana Arias - Program Administrator of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program

Nilce Maldonado - Certified Paralegal at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program 

Melissa Minaya - Program Administrator

Patricio Rossi - Lecturer on Law 


La Alianza 

Harvard Medical School


Fidencio Saldaña - Dean for Students 


Rosa Soler - Director of Student Affairs 


Latino Medical Student Association at HMS

Graduate School of Design


Iris Ayala - Staff Assistant 

Edwin Martinez  - Help Desk Technician 


Latinx GSD

Harvard School of Dental Medicine


John DaSilva  - Associate Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences, Vice Dean of Harvard School of Dental Medicine 


Dr. Robert White - Assistant Professor & Program Director of Advanced Graduate Endodontics in Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences

Harvard School of Public Health


Jeffrey Sánchez

Enrique Cifuentes - Principal Research Scientist  


Edward Martinez - Staff, HSPH Finance & Administration 

Marcia Castro - Andelot Professor of Demography Chair, Department of Global Health and Population 

Ramon Sanchez  - Research Associate, Environmental Health 


Harvard Latinx Students in Public Health at Harvard Chan (LSPHA)

Harvard-wide Organizations

Harvard Latinx Student Organization

Harvard University Mexican Association of Students

Central American Student Association at Harvard 

Alumni Latinx  SIGs

Coalition for Diverse Harvard

First Generation Harvard Alumni