Meet the Faculty Cohort

We are excited to introduce you to our Latinx Cluster Hire faculty cohort. Learn more about each individual and how they are already making a positive impact at Pitt. 



Eladio Bobadilla
Assistant Professor of History in the Department of History, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
Meet Eladio

Victor Figuereo
Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work and interim Co-Director of the Center for Ethnic Studies Research
Meet Victor

Litzy Galarza
Assistant Professor of Communication in the Department of Communication, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
Meet Litzy

Ashley Gomez
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration
Meet Ashley

Andrea S. Mora
Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences starting Fall 2024
Meet Andrea S.

Angie Ocampo-Roland
Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Department of Political Science, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
Meet Angie

Lisa Ortiz
Assistant Professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture in the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Leading, School of Education
Meet Lisa

Andrea Peña-Vasquez
Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA)
Meet Andrea

Fernando Tormos-Aponte
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
Meet Fernando