NEWS BRIEF: Global Studies Center hires poet as co-director

Atlanta Global Studies Center picks poet

Juan Carlos
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Dr. Juan Carlos Rodriguez
An award-winning poet, author, and film scholar from Puerto Rico has assumed the role of faculty co-director at the Atlanta Global Studies Center, an interdisciplinary organization that assists metro-area students in enhancing their cultural and language proficiency. Dr. Juan Carlos Rodriguez, associate professor of Spanish at Georgia Tech, will serve a three-year term. His latest book is Cinematic Ruinologies: Cuba, Documentary and the Ambiguous Rhetoric of Decay and he is co-editor of the essay collection New Documentaries in Latin America. globalatlanta.com