Founding Faculty

2011- 2013

 

Lorgia García-Peña, Ph.D.

Research and teaching interests: Latino and Latina Studies, Hispanic Caribbean literature and cultures, race and ethnicity theories. Lorgia served as a founding professor at Freedom University until Fall 2013, and currently serves as Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University.

Betina Kaplan, Ph.D.

Research and teaching interests: Contemporary cultural productions in Latin American Southern Cone, Literary and Cultural Studies, Service Learning. Betina served as a founding professor at Freedom University until Fall 2013, and currently works at Athens U-Lead and serves as Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Georgia. 

 

Bethany Moreton, Ph.D.

Research and teaching interests: Business, labor, and economic history; transnational Christianity; American conservatism. Bethany served as a founding professor at Freedom University until Spring 2014, and currently serves as Professor of History at Dartmouth College. 

Pamela Voekel, Ph.D.

Research and teaching interests:  History of Greater Mexico, transnational history, and the origins of democracy in the Americas in the Age of Revolution. Pamela served as a founding professor at Freedom University until Spring 2014, and currently serves as Associate Professor of History at Dartmouth College.