April 10, 2023

The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 13,000 members, over 60% of whom reside outside the United States, LASA is the one association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe.

Guerrero outlines his plan for if elected in his statement to LASA:

As an association, LASA has opened channels of communication between North and South, promoting Latin American studies the world over. Our annual conference is an undeniable reference for those who think critically about Latin America and has generated ongoing dialogue about one of the most complex regions on the planet. I have accepted my candidacy in the hopes of contributing to what I consider among the most worthwhile goals of our association: mitigating the disparities of access to research that plague our field and our regions. Hence, I propose the following policies to strengthen LASA's existing pillars while reimagining certain aspects of the association given the difficult times we currently live in.

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