"Dr. Eric Minzenberg
is a cultural anthropologist whose specialty is Latin America. He was a
Peace Corps Volunteer in the western jungles of Ecuador (1995-1997) and
completed his dissertation research in the Brazilian Amazon. He has
experience leading study abroad programs in Belize, Brazil, the Dominican
Republic, Guatemala, and Mexico. He is past Chair of the Global Council
and is currently the Chair of the Earth Science Department at Santa Monica
College. He speaks Portuguese and Spanish. "