Kenneth S. Latta
Instructor, Undergraduate Advisor
About Kenneth S. Latta
Kenneth Latta received his MA in anthropology from the University of Memphis in 2014. Prior to joining the faculty in 2018, he served as the Coordinator of Special Projects for local nonprofit Center for Transforming Communities (CTC), where he supported community organizing efforts in a variety of low-income neighborhoods in Memphis. While at CTC, he also oversaw all of the organization's program evaluation, using a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research methods to investigate the impact of the organization's community organizing and community building strategies. Prior to joining CTC, Kenny completed research into the impact of community gardens in Memphis neighborhoods as part of larger collaboration with local nonprofit GrowMemphis and faculty from the department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Research. Kenny earned a BA in Religion and Philosophy from Christian Brothers University in 2010.