About Us

We engage with the histories, communities, and experiences of Latina/os.

Welcome to the U.S. Latina/o Studies Program!

The U.S. Latina/o Studies Program at the University of Maryland is a multi-disciplinary program that provide students with the opportunity to critically study and engage with the histories, communities, and experiences of Latina/os.

The U.S. Latina/o Studies Program is an interdisciplinary, research oriented, and community centered academic program that examines the extensive history and transnational experiences of Latina/os in the United States. The USLT program expands and reconfigures multiple disciplines, research practices, theories, and methodologies that enable a rigorous and thorough understanding of the dynamic and ever-changing field of Latina/o Studies.

The USLT Program is simultaneously committed to providing the tools, support, and research necessary to promote a Latina/o centered pedagogy, public service, and activism needed to insure empowerment, access, and visibility of Latina/os at the University of Maryland, in the surrounding communities, and throughout state.

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