The Center for Latino and Latin American Studies serves as NIU’s home for the interdisciplinary study of Latin America, the Caribbean and the Latinx experience in the United States. CLLAS supports the research and scholarship of 21 Faculty Associates who come from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, including history, sociology, anthropology, geology, foreign languages and literature, music, education
The Center for Latino and Latin American Studies established the NIU Latinx Oral History Project in 2014 to document the lives and experiences of
In 2017, CLLAS became a member of the Inter-University Program for Latino Research, the leading consortium of university-based research centers researching Latino issues.
Other NIU Research Opportunities
We encourage our students to be involved in research opportunities via the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL). Please read about what exactly is undergraduate research and why it is important. Then take a look at all of the programs they offer for you to get involved in showcase your important work: