Videos, recordings and documents from recent Q&A sessions, as well as brief introductions to some of our undergraduate modules*. We hope you will find them useful!
Members of the institute's academic staff answer some of the most frequently asked questions from the various Q&A sessions we have held:
What are the career prospects of a graduate from the BA History and Politics in the Americas?
Dr Malu Gatto, Assistant Professor of Latin American Politics, and Hilary Moor, from the UCL Careers Service hold a career-specific session online
How is an undergraduate essay different from what I have been writing for school? How to approach writing an undergraduate essay?
Dr Malu Gatto, Assistant Professor of Latin American Politics, tackles these questions in this brief video
What's the best way to handle the weekly reading load? What to do if I'm having trouble understanding a particular article?
Dr Katherine Saunders-Hastings, Lecturer in Latin American Studies
What is critical thinking?
Professor Paulo Drinot, Professor of Latin American History
Research interests and module overview videos
Some of our academics would like to offer a general overview of what their research is about and of the modules* they convene. We hope you will find them useful and encourage you to come and study with us.
Dr Malu Gatto, Assistant Professor of Latin American Politics at UCL Americas, shares with us a brief overview of her areas of expertise and research interests.
Professor Jonathan Bell, Professor of US History, gives us a brief overview of some the undergraduate modules he convenes:
AMER0046: Protest Politics in the USA from the New Deal to Trump (not running in 2022/23)
Dr Malu Gatto, Assistant Professor of Latin American Politics, gives us a brief introduction to her module AMER0052: Gender, Politics, and Society in the Americas.
You may also find the answers to some of your questions in the webpage below, provided by academic staff and current students: