Faculty Experts

Call the Office of Media Relations at (518) 956-8150

Latin America

        Ray Bromley

Ray Bromley
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Geography and Planning

Expert in the following: Urban planning; regional planning; urban development; urban renewal; community development; housing policy; neighborhood decline; neighborhood revitalization; abandoned buildings; fire tragedies; micro-enterprise; micro-credit; retail markets; street vendors; Peru; Colombia
Campus phone: (518) 591-8183
Campus email: rbromley@albany.edu

        José  Cruz

José Cruz
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Associate Professor
Department: Political Science

Expert in the following: Comparative politics; census data; Latino culture, political values, attitudes and behavior; media studies
Campus phone: (518) 442-5377
Campus email: jcruz@albany.edu

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department: Sociology

Expert in the following: Immigration; families; children
Campus phone: (518) 956-8150
Campus email: jdreby@albany.edu

        Daniel C. Levy

Daniel C. Levy
School of Education
Distinguished Professor
Department: Educational Policy & Leadership

Expert in the following: International higher education; higher education policy and politics; private higher education; Latin American & Mexican politics
Campus phone: (518) 442-5177
Campus email: dlevy@albany.edu

College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Music and Theatre

Expert in the following: Latin American and American music; contemporary concert music
Campus phone: (518) 442-4172
Campus email: mlifchitz@albany.edu

College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Anthropology

Expert in the following: Cultures; cultural heritage; diversity; economics; indigenous peoples and languages of the Americas; Mesoamerica; Latin America; popular culture; tourism; urban studies.
Campus phone: (518) 442-4718
Campus email: wlittle@albany.edu

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor
Department: Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino Studies

Expert in the following: Latino Studies, urban studies, barrios, comparative ethnic studies, race and ethnicity in US Cities, and the cultural politics of urban design
Campus phone: 518-442-4890
Campus email: jlondono@albany.edu

        Blanca Ramos

Blanca Ramos
School of Social Welfare
Associate Professor
Department: Social Welfare

Expert in the following: Immigration; Latino aging community; Hispanic cultures in the U.S.; cross-cultural social work
Campus phone: 442-5365
Campus email: bramos@albany.edu

College of Arts and Sciences
Department: History

Expert in the following: Catholic Church; Colonial Latin America; Aztec culture; Aztec language (Nahauti)
Campus phone: (518) 442-5300
Campus email: jschwaller@albany.edu