Staff & Contact Information
Alejandro Magaña, Director
Academic Year Office Hours:
Tuesdays 10:00am-12:00pm, 1936 Sheridan Road
Wednesdays 1:00pm-2:00pm, 1914 Sheridan Road and LGBT Resource Center alternate weeks
Alejandro Magaña is currently the Director of Hispanic/Latino Student Affairs. Originally from Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, Alejandro earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and American Studies and a Master of Science in Public Service Management from DePaul University. Prior to joining Northwestern, Alejandro worked at DePaul University for eight years, where his primary role was to provide leadership and strategic direction for the Office of Mission and Values. Additionally, Alejandro delivered over 60 campus-wide programs annually, created and managed a highly competitive leadership program, served as a founding committee member of the Men of Color Initiative, assumed advisory roles for various student organizations, participated as a facilitator in the Discover Chicago first-year program, and was a member of the president’s diversity committee. In his spare time, Alejandro enjoys biking, playing and coaching soccer, and spending time with his wife and son.
Graduate Student Staff
Anani C. Moy, Graduate Assistant
Anani, born in Tacna, Peru and raised on the north side of Chicago, is the Graduate Assistant for Hispanic/Latino Student Affairs. Her educational journey began at Southwestern College in Southern California where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, with a minor in Chemistry, from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her interest in improving college retention within the Hispanic/Latino community sparked her desire to obtain a master’s degree in Higher Education, which she is currently pursuing at Loyola University Chicago. In her spare time you can find Anani mentoring college bound students, participating with her alma mater, cooking, baking, or exploring Chicago with her husband and sons.
Student StaffDaniel Flores
Daniel is a senior majoring in Statistics and Latino Studies with a minor in Business Institutions. He hails from San Antonio, TX and truly misses triple digit weather. Daniel is one of the founders of Mariachi Northwestern, a group that has brought a new sound and image to campus. He also currently serves as Questbridge Liaison and founder of 1st Gen, a student group dedicated to the advancement of first generation students at NU. When he's not interning with H/LSA, Daniel can be found working as a Northwestern tour guide, spreading happiness with the Happiness Club, teaching ESL classes at Centro Romero, or masicating with the Northwestern Oral Masticators (food club).
Zachary (Zach) Kisfalusi
Zach is a senior hailing from Northwest Indiana. The Griffith native came to Northwestern as an Earth and Planetary Science and Geography double major. His passion for journalism and sports led him to join the WNUR Sports Broadcasting team. Zach is very involved with the Hispanic/Latino community on campus, primarily as President of Omega Delta Phi Fraternity, Inc. Zach decided to become an H/LSA Intern to help shape the Latino community by planning events and collaborating with other departments across campus. After graduation, Zach plans to either become a research geologist who solves the world water crisis by tapping accessible groundwater, or become the host of a sports talk show.
1936 Sheridan Road
Evanston, Illinois 60208