Much of what we do is embodied by LACSI’s Initiatives, as shown below. These interdisciplinary collaborations serve as incubators for ideas and instruments for educational and social change. Please consider participating in one of the Initiatives, or supporting the vital work being done through them in the areas of outreach, education, and research. We look forward to hearing from you!

Portuguese Language and Brazilian Studies

For more information on this program please contact Derek Bentley (dbent@uga.edu)

Indigenous Latin America

For more information on this program please contact Derek Bentley (dbent@uga.edu)

Humans and the Environment

For more information on this program please contact Derek Bentley (dbent@uga.edu)

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Brazil Natural Resource Governance Initiative (BNRGI) website! The BNRGI is committed to providing a collaborative, multi-disciplinary forum for U.S. and Brazilian students, scholars, and practitioners to address complex environmental challenges and promote equitable environmental justice in Brazil. To learn more about the initiative please visit: https://www.bnrgi.org/

Latin American Culture

For more information on this program please contact Derek Bentley (dbent@uga.edu)

Diminishing Social Disparities

For more information on this program please contact Derek Bentley (dbent@uga.edu)