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Centre of Latin American Studies

Julie Coimbra, CLAS Librarian and Publicist

Support Staff

The Centre's support staff are always pleased to respond to enquiries and requests from present and potential students and academic staff. Between them they can deal with enquiries in Spanish and Portuguese.

Chriselia de Vries
Centre Administrator

Chriselia takes care of the Centre's administration including MPhil and PhD matters. Please direct any general enquiries to Chriselia and she will be pleased to help or point you in the right direction.

Julie Coimbra
Librarian and Publicist

Julie has been at the Centre since 1996. She will be pleased to help with general enquiries, questions related to the library and film collection and other Latin American events in Cambridge, or beyond. 

Former Staff

Clare Hariri
Administrator (1990-2010)

Clare Hariri, the CLAS Administrator, retired in September 2010 after 20 years of dedicated service. The many students, staff, visitors and others who have come to know Clare so well over the years will want to join us in thanking Clare for keeping CLAS afloat so efficiently with level-headedness and good humour and in wishing her the very best for a retirement full of travels, grandchildren and many other excitements.

Samuel Mather
Administrator (2010-2015)

Samuel Mather, the CLAS Administrator, left the Department in September 2015 after 5 years of fantastic service.  All staff, students and visitors, wish him well in his future endeavors.