Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Javier Lopez

Student - M.A. Candidate

Javier Lopez is a first year Guatemalan-American student at Tulane University’s Latin American Studies MA program. He started at Tulane after the cancellation of the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship he had in São Paolo, Brazil. He graduated from Pitzer College with a BA in Spanish and International/Intercultural Studies and hopes to get a PhD from Tulane’s Latin American studies program following the completion of his Master‘€™s degree. He hopes to learn Maya Kiche through Tulane’s Mayan Language Institute to fuel his future dissertation research and to connect with this roots/origins. He enjoys meeting new people in new places often through cycling adventures that allow him to experience the world on two wheels.