Student Bios

Carreon
2013
Majors: Global Studies & Sociology (Double Major)
Minors: Caribbean and Latin American studies

I’m from "El Barrio" a community in Manhattan, New York.  I’ve spent most of my academic years in New York and my summer terms in Puebla, Mexico with my mother. Therefore, my perspective of...

Tiffany
2013
Majors: Spanish and Multi-field - Human Ecology
Minors: Caribbean and Latin American studies

Buenas!  I’ve always wanted to travel throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, and through studying abroad in Costa Rica I was able to continue that lifelong habit! My experience living...

Michelle
2011
Majors: International Economics
Minors: Caribbean and Latin American studies

I am minoring in CLAS because I have an interest in the Latin American region and the Spanish language, especially after living in Costa Rica for 6 months.

I really enjoy learning about the...

Martino
2011
Majors: Sociology
Minors: Caribbean/Latin American Studies

How do poor people inhabit rich lands?* That is only one of the many contradictions I have explored in my Caribbean and Latin American Studies classes at St. Lawrence. Latin America is definitely...

Bustamante
2010
Majors: English - Creative Writing
Minors: Caribbean/Latin American Studies

When I realized that semester after semester I kept being attracted to courses that explored some aspect of Latin America, I decided to declare a CLAS minor. Being from Colombia, I have an...

Green
2011
Majors: Performance and Communication Arts

As a student from the U.S. Virgin Islands, I was interested to know that there was a Caribbean and Latin American studies minor at St. Lawrence. Because of the closeness in the department, I...