Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Joy Olson on Latin America Advocacy

September 14th, 2017
12:00pm Lecture on Drugs and Human Rights in Latin American; 5:00pm Workshop on Careers in Latin America Advocacy

100A Jones Hall, Greenleaf Conference Room

Joy Olson, former Executive Director (2003-2016) of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), will be featured at two events on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Ms. Olson will deliver a public lecture on the topic of “Drugs and Human Rights” with a particular emphasis on rethinking enforcement and prosecution across the U.S.-Mexican border. This lecture will take place in 100A Jones Hall (Greenleaf Conference Room) at 12:00pm. Later on in the afternoon, at 5:00pm in the same location, Ms. Olson will lead a workshop on “Careers in Latin America Advocacy.” While the workshop will be oriented primarily towards students, anyone with an interest in the topic is welcome to attend. Questions about these two events may be addressed to Dr. James D. Huck, Jr., Assistant Director at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies ( or 504-865-5164).