Our Advisory Council

Adalino Cabral, Ph. D. - Portuguese Language in English Speaking Communities
N. Brent Kennedy, Ph. D. - Melungeons and Sarcoidosis Disease
Eduardo Mayone Dias, Ph. D. - Portuguese in S. California
Geoffrey Gomes, MA - Portuguese in N. California
Evelyn McKinley Orr - Melungeons Research
Carlos Veloso and Fernando Amorim - Canada Marketing
Alfredo Brites - Machado/Joseph Disease Research
Johnny Mira-Knippel - UNC Research
Wesley Mira - Latin American Research
Fernando dos Santos, Journalist, Portuguese in the Northeast
Dr. Alexandra Magalhães - Portuguese Language Education in the USA
Carlos Mira - Research


Our Board of Directors

Darlene Demas
Teresa Knippel
Manuel Mira
Belmira Sardinha
Executive Secretary: Susan Deetz



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    Dedicated to the Research of Early American History and the Portuguese Making of America. 501 (c) (3)


  • Updated:
    November 18, 2011