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Interim Program Chair AY 2019-2020

Faith Lois Smith
Faith Lois Smith
Associate Professor
Department of African and African American Studies and Department of English
781-736-2094 Mandel Center for the Humanities, 217

Expertise: African and African American literature, Anglophone Caribbean literature.

Program Chair

Jerónimo Arellano
Jerónimo Arellano
Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Culture
781-736-3231 Rabb Graduate Center, 238

Academic Administrator

picture of Edith Suarez, the academic administrator
Edith Suárez
Academic Administrator
562-338-2329 Brown 101

Edith Suárez, born in Long Beach, CA, began her involvement with the LALS program as a graduate student at Brandeis helping lead multiple events including the Dia De Los Muertos Celebration. She joined the LALS program as Academic Administrator Spring 2019, following the completion of her dual degree program (MBA/MPP), at the Heller School and is excited to continue her work during the upcoming year.