About Us

The Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS) is a non-political and non-profit association of individuals interested in Latin America. Its objectives are the promotion of interest in Latin America, scholarly research pertaining to Latin America in all fields, and the increase of friendly contacts among the peoples of the Americas.

Governance | SECOLAS Constitution



President: Jaclyn Sumner (Presbyterian College)

President Elect: Reginald Bess (South Carolina State University)

Secretary-Treasurer: Steven Hyland (Wingate University)

Editor,  The Latin Americanist: Gregory Weeks (UNC Charlotte)

Co-Editor, SECOLAS Annals: Jurgen Buchenau (UNC Charlotte)

Co-Editor, SECOLAS Annals: Gregory Crider (Wintrhop University)