Originally from Cananea, Sonora (Mexico), Luis has worked in the Office of International Affairs since 2010. He is currently the study abroad program coordinator for programs in Latin America, Spain, Portugal, and Russia. Luis earned a B.A. in history from UC Berkeley, with minors in Russian literature and Spanish literature. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the UO, writing a dissertation on the history of intellectuals and public education in 1930s Mexico. Luis is also interested in the cultural intersections between the Mexican and Russian Revolutions of the twentieth century. He has taught courses on Latin American history at the UO and in a study abroad program hosted by the Universidad de las Américas in Puebla, Mexico. Luis welcomes the opportunity to talk about Latin American and Spanish history, culture, and of course, fútbol.