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Council

The Hemispheric Institute Council is comprised by one member from each of our member institutions as well as an NYU Steering Committee comprised of New York University faculty.


Shannon Bell

Professor
Department of Political Science
York University

Kathleen Buddle

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
University of Manitoba

Nao Bustamante

Vice Dean and Associate Professor
Roski School of the Arts
University of Southern California

Charlotte Canning

Professor
Department of Theatre and Dance
University of Texas at Austin

Andre Carreira

Professor
Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina

Sue-Ellen Case

Professor and Chair
Department of Theater
School of Theater, Film and Television, UCLA

Anabelle Contreras Castro

Professor, School of Scenic Arts
Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

Kency Cornejo

Assistant Professor
Department of Art and Art History

Jean-François Côté

Professor
Université du Québec à Montréal

Roewan Crowe

Associate Professor and Chair
Women’s & Gender Studies
University of Winnipeg

Petrona de la Cruz Cruz

Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya
San Cristóbal de las Casas, México

Eleonora Fabião

Artist
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

Susanna Friedmann

Associate Professor
Institute of Aesthetic Research
Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Marcela Fuentes

Assistant Professor
Department of Performance Studies
Northwestern University

Esther Gabara

Associate Professor
Department of Romance Studies and Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Duke University

Regina Josá Galindo

Artist
Guatemala

Maruja García Padilla

Associate Professor
Department of Humanities
Women and Gender Studies Program
Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras

Beatrice Glow

Artist
New York

Macarena Gómez-Barris

Professor and Chair
Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies
Pratt Institute

Paola Hernández

Associate Professor
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jorge Hernández Esguep

Director
School of Visual Arts
Universidad Austral de Chile

Teresa Hernández

Artist
USA Artists
Puerto Rico

Marianne Hirsch

Professor, Departments of English and Comparative Literature
Director, Institute for Research on Women and Gender
Columbia University

Stephen Johnson

Professor
Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies
University of Toronto

Smaro Kamboureli

Professor
Department of English
University of Toronto

Peter Kulchyski

Professor
Department of Native Studies
University of Manitoba

Dominika Laster

Assistant Professor of Theatre
Department of Theatre History and Criticism

Stephen Allen Lawson

Artist, 2boys.tv
Montreal, Canada

Zeca Ligiéro

Professor
Center of Arts and Literature
Programa de Pós-Graduação em Teatro
Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

Elisabeth Silva Lopes

Professor
Department of Theatre Arts
School of Arts and Communications
Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

Agnes Lugo-Ortiz

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Spanish
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
University of Chicago

Lillian Manzor

Associate Professor
Modern Languages and Literatures
University of Miami

Leda Martins

Professor
Department of Literature
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Paloma McGregor

Artist
Angela’s Pulse/Dancing While Black
New York

Kaitlin McNally Murphy

Assistant Professor
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
University of Arizona

Lorie Novak

Professor
Department of Photography and Imaging
New York University

Julio Pantoja

Artist
Argentina

Julieta Paredes

Artist
Asamblea de Feminismo Comunitario
Bolivia

Luis Peirano

Professor
School of Arts and Sciences
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Antonio Prieto-Stambaugh

Professor
Department of Theater
Universidad Veracruzana

Teresa Ralli

Artist
Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani
Peru

Pilar Riaño-Alcalá

Associate Professor
School of Social Work and Family Studies
The University of British Columbia

Milla C. Riggio

Professor
Department of English
Trinity College

Ramón Rivera-Servera

Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Performance Studies
Northwestern University

Jesusa Rodríguez

Artist
Resistencia Creativa
Mexico

Analola Santana

Assistant Professor
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Dartmouth College

Kim Sawchuk

Professor
Department of Communication Studies
Concordia University

Javier Serna

Professor
School of Theater
Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

Jacques Servin

Artist
The Yes Men/New York University

Roberto Sifuentes

Associate Professor, Performance
School of the Arts Institute of Chicago

Peggy Shaw

Artist
Split Britches
New York

Christina L. Sisk

Associate Professor
Department of Hispanic Studies
University of Houston

Doris Sommer

Professor
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
Harvard University

Silvia Spitta

Professor and Chair
Departments of Spanish and Comparative Literature
Dartmouth College

Marcos Steuernagel

Assistant Professor
Department of Theatre and Dance
University of Colorado Boulder

Mark Sussman

Associate Professor
Department of Theater
Concordia University

Diana Taylor

University Professor
Departments of Performance Studies and Spanish
Founding Director, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics
New York University

Dot Tuer

Professor
OCAD University

Gina Ulysse

Professor
Anthropology and African American Studies
Wesleyan University

Paolo Vignolo

Professor
Departamento de Historia
Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Tamara Underiner

Associate Professor
School of Theater and Film
Arizona State University

Lois Weaver

Artist
Split Britches
New York

Brenda Werth

Associate Professor
Department of Language and Foreign Study
American University

Jennifer Willet

Assistant Professor
School of Visual Arts
University of Windsor

Patricia Ybarra

Associate Professor
Department of Theater Arts and Performance Studies
Brown University