For the LALS Website on the CUNY Commons, go to

Latin American History Commons.

Organizations of Indigenous Communities in connection with the Smithsonian Institute

Faculty Publications:

-Iris Lopez, PhD. Program Director.

Matters of Choice: Puerto Rican Women’s Struggle for Reproductive Freedom. Rutgers University Press (December, 2008).

“Reflection and Rebirth: The Evolving Life of a Latina Academic.” Telling To Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios. Co-authored with the Latina Feminist Group. Durham: Duke University Press, 2001.

Bibliographic Essay And Annotated Bibliography: El Aborto En Puerto Rico. Co-authored with A. Colon, A.L. Davila, M.Fernos and E. Vicente, Puerto Rico: Centro de Investigaciones Sociales, Recinto de Rio Piedras: 1-131. 

Monograph Co-authored with F. Caro, E. Marshall, A. Carter, D. Kalmuss and D. Darabi, Barriers to Prenatal Care: An Examination of the Use of Prenatal Care Among Low-Income Women in New York City. New York: Community Service Society: 1-115. 1988

-Sherry Baver, PhD. Professor.

Baver, Sherrie L., Angelo Falcón, and Gabriel Haslip-Viera (eds.). 2017. Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition. 2nd Edition. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.

Baver, Sherrie L. and Barbara Deutsch Lynch (eds.). 2006. Beyond Sun and Sand: Caribbean Environmentalisms. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Gabriel Haslip-Viera and Sherrie Baver L. (eds.). 1996. Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition. 1st Edition. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.

Baver, Sherrie L. 1993. The Political Economy of Colonialism: The State and Industrialization in Puerto Rico. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.

-Gabriel Haslip-Viera, PhD. Professor Emeritus.

Race, Identity and Indigenous Politics: Puerto Rican Neo Taínos in the Diaspora and the Island. Latino Studies Press, 2013.

Crime and Punishment in Late Colonial Mexico City1692-1810. University of New Mexico Press, 1999.

Co-edited with Angelo Falcón and Félix Matos Rodríguez. Boricuas in Gotham: Puerto Ricans in the Making of Modern New York City. Markus Wiener, 2004.

Editor. Taino Revival: Critical Perspectives on Puerto Rican Identity and Cultural Politics. Markus Wiener, 2001.

Co-edited with Sherrie L. Baver. Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition. University of Notre Dame Press, 1996.

Resources: World Scholar and Latin America & the Caribbean

Somos en Escrito: The Latino Literary Online Magazine

Chapters from Textbooks:

Hatfield, C. (1997). The limits of identity : Politics and poetics in latin america.

Swanson, Philip. The Companion to Latin American Studies. Routledge, 2003.

 Ching, Erik, et al. Reframing Latin America. University of Texas Press, 2009. Chapter 5.8