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The Sawyer Seminar is co-directed by an interdisciplinary team of three faculty members originally from the Latina/o Studies Program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Iowa.

Darrel Wanzer-Serrano

Associate Professor of Communication and Core Faculty of Latino/a and Mexican American Studies at Texas A&M University 

Rene Rocha

Professor of Political Science and Latina/o Studies at the University of Iowa

Ariana Ruíz

Assistant Professor of Chicanx Studies at the University of California San Diego

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