Undergraduate Committee


The Undergraduate Committee provides oversight for matters concerning the B.A. and B.G.S. Programs in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Committee members are selected for three-year terms, and may be core or affiliate faculty; they should be broadly representative of Latin Americanist scholars and scholarship at the University of Kansas, as well as representative of the Center’s curricula. Standing charges are to:

  1. Provide oversight for matters concerning the B.A. and B.G.S. Programs in Latin American and Caribbean Studies;
  2. Revise program information and update undergraduate booklets, website, and related materials; 
  3. Nominate undergraduate students for on-campus scholarships and fellowships;
  4. Advise the Director and Undergraduate Director on curriculum planning, review, and revision of the undergraduate program, helping coordinate with other departments and disciplines across campus;
  5. Appoint a subcommittee to hear and evaluate undergraduate student petitions; and
  6. Coordinate undergraduate assessment and senior exit surveys.

Committee Members, 2020-2023 Term

Brent Metz
  • Associate Professor
  • Undergraduate Director -- Dept of Anthropology
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Latin American Studies