SMITHSONIAN JOURNEYS EXPERTS

Lana Harrigan

Lana Harrigan

Lana Harrigan, a linguist of Portuguese and Spanish, has studied at the University of Lisbon as a Fulbright Fellow and holds a Ph.D. in Romance languages with specialization in Portuguese and Romance philology. Lana has lived and traveled extensively in Portuguese and Spanish-speaking countries. An expert on the Iberian Peninsula, she is the author of two historical novels and is currently working on a cookbook focusing on the flavors of Portugal, Spain, Brazil, and Mexico.