Jaime Rodriguez joined the Walla Walla University board in 2016. He is a graduate of Milton-Stateline SDA School, Walla Walla Valley Academy, and Walla Walla University. He has an M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Ph.D. in Latin American History from Columbia University.
Jaime is an Associate Professor of Global History at St. John’s University in Queens, New York.
His wife, Linda Abdel-Malek (also a WWU alumnus) is a health care attorney. They have two young daughters and are members of the Church of the Advent Hope in Manhattan.