In fulfillment of our research mission, the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies:

  • promotes research on issues relevant to both the Latina/o/x community, especially in the urban and workplace environments and the history and modern condition of Latin America
  • facilitates collaborative research between Wayne State University's faculty and their counterparts in other U.S. and Latin American universities

CLLAS research faculty

Research resources

  • United Farm Workers
  • La Causa Archival Collections
  • Hispanic Reading Room (Library of Congress)
  • Handbook of Latin American Studies
  • Hispanic American Periodicals Index
  • Inter-University Program for Latino Research
  • Wayne State Library Subject Guide for Chicano-Boricua Studies
  • Hispanic Research Center
  • Cuban Research Institute
  • Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos  
  • The Julian Samora Research Institute
  • Latino/a Leadership Opportunity Program
  • UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center
  • The Institute for Latino Studies (University of Notre Dame)
  • Center for Mexican-American Studies (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Chicana/o Studies (University of Texas at El Paso)
  • Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives
  • Mexican American Studies & Research Center (The University of Arizona)