Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2004   Ph.D. in Spanish Literature. Penn State University

1997   Master of Arts in Spanish. University of Delaware

1995  Licenciatura in English Philology. Universidad de Granada (Spain)

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2018 – present. Professor of Spanish. Lawrence University 

2016 – 2020. Director of Advising. Lawrence University 

2011 – 2019. Chair, Department of Spanish, Lawrence University 

2009 – 2018. Associate Professor of Spanish. Lawrence University

2002 – 2009. Assistant Professor of Spanish. Lawrence University 

PUBLICATIONS

“Affect, Spectacle, and Horror in Pablo Larraín’s Post Mortem.” Negotiating Space in Latin America. Ed. Patricia Vilches, Brill, 2020. Book chapter. Print and online.

“Andrés Wood’s Violeta Went to Heaven and the Ethics of Latin American Melodrama.” Mapping Violeta Parra’s Cultural Landscapes. Ed. Patricia Vilches, Palgrave McMillan, 2018. 89-102. Book chapter. Print and online.

Estudios de cine latinoamericano actualRevista Internacional d’Humanitats (RIH), 29 (Sep-Dec 2013). Edited volume. Print and online.

“Cuerpo, mirada y género en la película La teta asustada de Claudia Llosa.” Revista Internacional d’Humanitats (RIH), 29 (Sep-Dec 2013). 53-62. Journal article. Print and online.

“Cuerpo, transición y nación en Una mala noche la tiene cualquiera de Eduardo Mendicutti.” Una ética de la libertad: La narrativa de Eduardo Mendicutti. Ed. José Jurado Morales, Visor, 2012. 83-96. Book chapter. Print.

“Transexualidad e identidad nacional en la narrativa de Eduardo Mendicutti y Pedro Lemebel.” NRP: Nueva Revista del Pacífico (2008): 181-193. Journal article. Print.

Escritores catalanes en la frontera. La narración novelística en castellano de la identidad catalana contemporánea. Valparaíso: Universidad de Playa Ancha Press, 2007. Book, non-fiction. Print.

“Mía o de naiden: La reescritura de la violencia en ‘Pasión de historia’ de Ana Lydia Vega.” Hispanic Review 75.1 (Winter 2007): 47-60. Journal article. Print.

PRESENTATIONS

Mater Dolorosa and Political Melodrama in Pedro Almodovar’s Parallel Mothers and Iciar Bollain’s Maixabel.” XXX Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica. Seville, Spain. June 27-29, 2022.

“The Legacy of Miguel de Unamuno.” AP Spanish Literature and Culture Master Lecture Series. 2021.

“The AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam.” AP Higher Education Regional Symposium. Stanford University. February 28, 2020.

“Alfonso Cuarón’s Film Roma and the Ethics of Nostalgia in the Netflix Era.” XXIV Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica. Valencia, Spain. 26-28 June 2019.

“The AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam.” AP Symposium on World Languages. Chicago. November 3-4, 2018

“Masculinity and Crisis in Contemporary Spanish Cinema.” XVIII Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica (CILH). San Sebastián, Spain. July 6-8, 2016

“Globalization in Latin American Cinema: Old Borders, New Spaces.” Lunch at Lawrence Lecture Series. November 8, 2013

“Body, Gaze and Gender in the Peruvian-Spanish Film The Milk of Sorrow.”MACHL 2012, Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 12-14 October 2012

Americans in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939): The International Brigades and the Wisconsin Connection.” Winchester Academy. Waupaca,  September 2011

“Immigrant Women in Contemporary Spanish Film.” Mid America Conference on Hispanic Literature. University of Kansas. October 2009

“Mujer y nación: multiculturalismo y feminismo en la narrativa caribeña y peninsular de entre siglos.” XVII Congreso de la Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica. Sevilla (Spain), October 2007

“Modelos de mujer en la España de Almodóvar: De ¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto? (1984) a Volver (2006).” 2007 Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature. Madison, October 2007

“Foreign Language Learning Meets the 21st Century.” Alumni College. Lawrence University. 2007

“Mujeres de bandera: Transiciones y disidencias ‘sexo-políticas’ en la narrativa de Eduardo Mendicutti, Almudena Grandes y Lucía Etxebarria.” 60th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky, April 2007

“Jorge Luis Borges’ Collected Fictions.” Freshman Studies Lecture. Lawrence University. 2006-2011

“Dictadores y travestis: Transexualidad, memoria e identidad nacional en Una mala noche la tiene cualquiera de Eduardo Mendicutti (España, 1982) y Tengo miedo torero de Pedro Lemebel (Chile, 2001).”. MMLA Conference. Milwaukee, November 2005

“Hispanic Identities”. Panel presentation. Ripon College. October 2005 

“La construcción narrativa de la identidad individual y cultural en El amante bilingüe (1990) de Juan Marsé.” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. Lexington, April 2005

“Orientalism in Hispanic Studies.” Edward Said’s Intellectual LegacyMain Hall Forum Series. Lawrence University, May 2004

“Manuel Vázquez Montalbán y la conciencia crítica de la oligarquía catalana en El hombre de mi vida.” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. Lexington, April 2004

“Internet-based Communicative Tasks in the Foreign Language Classroom.” WAFLT: Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers Conference. Appleton, November 2003

“Women, Nation and Narration in the Contemporary Spanish Novel”. Mortar Board’s Lecture Series. Lawrence University, May 2003.

“Mujeres al borde: Lengua, identidad y esquizofrenia cultural en La intimidad de Nuria Amat.” Cincinnati Annual Conference of Romance Languages. University of Cincinnati, May 2003

“Eduardo Mendoza y la contrasaga de la burguesía barcelonesa.” The Carolina Conference of Romance Languages. University of North Carolina, March 2003

“¿Postmodernidad o neomodernidad? La ambigüedad ética de la escritura en Beatus Ille de Antonio Muñoz Molina.” The Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literatures. University of Kansas, October 2001

Malena es un nombre de tango: Genealogía, lenguaje y subversión.” Fifth Annual Graduate Romanic Association Colloquium. University of Pennsylvania, March 1999

La construcción del yo lírico en Garcilaso y Quevedo: Los sonetos amorosos y el ciclo “A Lisi sola”. Spanish, Italian and Portuguese Graduate Symposium. Penn State University, November 1998

INSTITUTES AND WORKSHOPS 

Coordinator. Enhancing Advising at Lawrence workshops. Coordinator. Lawrence University. 2014-present

Institutional representative. Institute for College Futures. ACM. Chicago, June 18-20, 2014

Project leader and presenter. ACM Project, Introducing Change: Introductory Courses and the Nature of Faculty Work. Chicago, February 21-22, 2014

Instructor. Spanish Language Teacher Immersion. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 2009-2010

Instructor. “Spanish and Latin American Film.” Lawrence University Summer Institute for High School Teachers. Lawrence University, 2009

Instructor. “Applications of Technology for the Spanish Classroom.” Instructor. Lawrence University Summer Institute for High School Teachers. Lawrence University, 2008

Instructor. “Methodology and Best Practices in the Spanish Classroom.” Lawrence University, 2007

Presenter. “Wines and Cultural Readings from Argentina, Chile and Spain.” Björklunden Summer Seminars. Lawrence University, 2010

Presenter. “Ethics and Writing in Spanish and Latin American Fiction”. Institute of Ethical Leadership. April 2006. Ripon College

Presenter. “Jorge Luis Borges’ Collected Fictions.” Mielke Summer Institute. June 2006. Lawrence University

Presenter. “Teaching Plato’s The Republic.” Freshman Studies Symposium. September 2006. Lawrence University

Presenter. “Teaching Jorge Luis Borges’s Collected Fictions.” Freshman Studies Symposium September 2005. Lawrence University

OTHER ACADEMIC CONTRIBUTIONS

Editor. Revista Internacional D’Humanitats

Reviewer. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. Liverpool University Press

Reviewer. Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos

Reviewer. Crónicas de Españas. Universidad de Puerto Rico

U.S. Student Fulbright National Selection Committee, 2013

Program reviewer. Department of World Languages, College of Idaho, 2012 and 2019

AWARDS

Award for Excellence in Advising, Lawrence University, 2014

Junior Faculty Teaching Award, Lawrence University, 2005

Outstanding Teaching Award, Penn State University, 2001

Academic & Teaching Excellence, University of Delaware, 1997

HONORS

Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society, 1997

Sigma Delta Pi, Hispanic National Honor Society, 1997

Phi Sigma Iota, International Foreign Language Honor Society, 1998

GRANTS

Lawrence University. Anti-racism Fellowship. ($1,500). 2021-2022.

Mellon Foundation. Inclusive Pedagogies Course Modification Grant ($5,000). 2018-19

Wisconsin Humanities Council. “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History and Culture” ($7,500) Project Director. 2015-2016 

LU–SuRE Lawrence University Summer Undergraduate Research Experience ($1,500). Project Director. June-August, 2015

Associated Colleges of the Midwest Grant, “Introducing Change in Intermediate Spanish Courses at Lawrence.” Introducing Change: Introductory Courses and the Nature of Faculty Work ($1,500). Macalester College, St. Paul, MN. Project Director. 2013-2014 

Title III Federal Grant, Strengthening Institutions (2.1M). Advisory Committee. 2013 

Presidential Grant, Lawrence University’s Latin American and Spanish Film Festival ($36,000). Project Director. 2012

Mellon Course Development Grant ($1,500). 2005 

OTHER LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE POSITIONS

Lawrence University

Faculty Director of Advising. Lawrence University, 2016-2020

Assistant Director for Advising, Title III Initiatives, Lawrence University, 2014 – 2020

Co-director. Latin American and Spanish Film Festival. 2012 – present

Presidential Search Committee, 2012-2013

Grant writing advisory group, Title III Federal Grant (2.1 M), 2012-2013

Chair, Committee on Tenure, Reappointment and Promotion, 2011-2012

Committee on Tenure, Reappointment and Promotion, 2010-2011

Posse Mentor, 2010-2014

Chair, President’s Committee on Multicultural Affairs, 2009-2010

President’s Committee on Multicultural Affairs, 2008-2009

Technology Advisory Committee, 2007-2008

Committee on Public Occasions, 2006-2007

Lawrence University Community Council, 2004-2005

Faculty Subcommittee on Administration, 2005-2006

Off-Campus Study Selection Committee, 2005-2006

Warch Campus Center Planning Committee, 2006 – 2008

Committee on Instruction, 2005-2006

Freshman Studies Work Selection Committee, 2004-2005

AP Spanish Language and Culture Program and Exam

Chief Reader Designate, AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam, 2022-2023

Co-chair of the Development Committee, AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam, 2018 – 2022

Member of the Development Committee, AP Spanish Exam, 2016-present

Assistant Chief Reader, AP Spanish Language and Culture Reading, 2018 – present

Auditor, AP Spanish Language and Culture Course Syllabi, 2015-2016

Item Writer, AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam, 2014-2015

Question Leader, AP Spanish Language and Culture Reading, 2012-2017

Table Leader, AP Spanish Language and Culture Reading, 2010-2011

Reader, AP Spanish Language and Culture Reading, 2007-2009

ACADEMIC INTERESTS

20th and 21st century Spanish literature

Spanish, Latin American and Latino film

Gender studies in Spanish and Latin American literature and film

Constructions of national identity and representations of the nation in literature and film

Historical memory in literature and film from Spain, Chile and Argentina in the late 20th and early 21st century

Gender and nation in the contemporary Ibero-American cinema

Globalization, consumption and production of contemporary Ibero-American cinema

Horror, melodrama and affect in the contemporary Ibero-American cinema

Pedagogy and assessment of college-level courses in world languages and literatures

COURSES AND INDEPENDENT STUDIES

Spanish Cinema

Global Exchanges in Latin American and Spanish Film

Dis(re)membering the Nation: Contemporary Film & Fiction of Spain and Latin America

The (En)Gendering of Modern Spain: Gender and National Narratives from Romanticism to the Avant-garde

Gender, Politics and Current Events in Spain

Spanish Cinema of the “Dictablanda”

Portrayals of Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Chilean Media

The Cinema Of Disillusionment in Colombia

Globalization in Spanish and Latin American Film

The Films of Pedro Almodóvar

The Spanish Horror Film

Jorge Luis Borges

The Fantastic in Jorge Luis Borges’ Fictions

Federico García Lorca: Poeta en Nueva York

Women and the Civil War in Contemporary Spanish Fiction and Film

The Theatre of Antonio Buero Vallejo

Towards a New Rhetoric in Spanish Music: Francisco Correa, Lope de Vega and Innovation in Performative Arts during the Golden Age

CURRICULUM VITAE (ENGLISH)

EDUCATION

2004   Ph.D. in Spanish Literature. Penn State University

1997   Master of Arts in Spanish. University of Delaware

1995  Licenciatura in English Philology. Universidad de Granada (Spain)

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2018 – present. Professor of Spanish. Lawrence University 

2016 – 2020. Director of Advising. Lawrence University 

2011 – 2019. Chair, Department of Spanish, Lawrence University 

2009 – 2018. Associate Professor of Spanish. Lawrence University

2002 – 2009. Assistant Professor of Spanish. Lawrence University 

PUBLICATIONS

“Affect, Spectacle, and Horror in Pablo Larraín’s Post Mortem.” Negotiating Space in Latin America. Ed. Patricia Vilches, Brill, 2020. Book chapter. Print and online.

“Andrés Wood’s Violeta Went to Heaven and the Ethics of Latin American Melodrama.” Mapping Violeta Parra’s Cultural Landscapes. Ed. Patricia Vilches, Palgrave McMillan, 2018. 89-102. Book chapter. Print and online.

Estudios de cine latinoamericano actualRevista Internacional d’Humanitats (RIH), 29 (Sep-Dec 2013). Edited volume. Print and online.

“Cuerpo, mirada y género en la película La teta asustada de Claudia Llosa.” Revista Internacional d’Humanitats (RIH), 29 (Sep-Dec 2013). 53-62. Journal article. Print and online.

“Cuerpo, transición y nación en Una mala noche la tiene cualquiera de Eduardo Mendicutti.” Una ética de la libertad: La narrativa de Eduardo Mendicutti. Ed. José Jurado Morales, Visor, 2012. 83-96. Book chapter. Print.

“Transexualidad e identidad nacional en la narrativa de Eduardo Mendicutti y Pedro Lemebel.” NRP: Nueva Revista del Pacífico (2008): 181-193. Journal article. Print.

Escritores catalanes en la frontera. La narración novelística en castellano de la identidad catalana contemporánea. Valparaíso: Universidad de Playa Ancha Press, 2007. Book, non-fiction. Print.

“Mía o de naiden: La reescritura de la violencia en ‘Pasión de historia’ de Ana Lydia Vega.” Hispanic Review 75.1 (Winter 2007): 47-60. Journal article. Print.

PRESENTATIONS

Mater Dolorosa and Political Melodrama in Pedro Almodovar’s Parallel Mothers and Iciar Bollain’s Maixabel.” XXX Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica. Seville, Spain. June 27-29, 2022.

“The Legacy of Miguel de Unamuno.” AP Spanish Literature and Culture Master Lecture Series. 2021.

“The AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam.” AP Higher Education Regional Symposium. Stanford University. February 28, 2020.

“Alfonso Cuarón’s Film Roma and the Ethics of Nostalgia in the Netflix Era.” XXIV Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica. Valencia, Spain. 26-28 June 2019.

“The AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam.” AP Symposium on World Languages. Chicago. November 3-4, 2018

“Masculinity and Crisis in Contemporary Spanish Cinema.” XVIII Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica (CILH). San Sebastián, Spain. July 6-8, 2016

“Globalization in Latin American Cinema: Old Borders, New Spaces.” Lunch at Lawrence Lecture Series. November 8, 2013

“Body, Gaze and Gender in the Peruvian-Spanish Film The Milk of Sorrow.”MACHL 2012, Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 12-14 October 2012

Americans in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939): The International Brigades and the Wisconsin Connection.” Winchester Academy. Waupaca,  September 2011

“Immigrant Women in Contemporary Spanish Film.” Mid America Conference on Hispanic Literature. University of Kansas. October 2009

“Mujer y nación: multiculturalismo y feminismo en la narrativa caribeña y peninsular de entre siglos.” XVII Congreso de la Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica. Sevilla (Spain), October 2007

“Modelos de mujer en la España de Almodóvar: De ¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto? (1984) a Volver (2006).” 2007 Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature. Madison, October 2007

“Foreign Language Learning Meets the 21st Century.” Alumni College. Lawrence University. 2007

“Mujeres de bandera: Transiciones y disidencias ‘sexo-políticas’ en la narrativa de Eduardo Mendicutti, Almudena Grandes y Lucía Etxebarria.” 60th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky, April 2007

“Jorge Luis Borges’ Collected Fictions.” Freshman Studies Lecture. Lawrence University. 2006-2011

“Dictadores y travestis: Transexualidad, memoria e identidad nacional en Una mala noche la tiene cualquiera de Eduardo Mendicutti (España, 1982) y Tengo miedo torero de Pedro Lemebel (Chile, 2001).”. MMLA Conference. Milwaukee, November 2005

“Hispanic Identities”. Panel presentation. Ripon College. October 2005 

“La construcción narrativa de la identidad individual y cultural en El amante bilingüe (1990) de Juan Marsé.” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. Lexington, April 2005

“Orientalism in Hispanic Studies.” Edward Said’s Intellectual LegacyMain Hall Forum Series. Lawrence University, May 2004

“Manuel Vázquez Montalbán y la conciencia crítica de la oligarquía catalana en El hombre de mi vida.” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. Lexington, April 2004

“Internet-based Communicative Tasks in the Foreign Language Classroom.” WAFLT: Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers Conference. Appleton, November 2003

“Women, Nation and Narration in the Contemporary Spanish Novel”. Mortar Board’s Lecture Series. Lawrence University, May 2003.

“Mujeres al borde: Lengua, identidad y esquizofrenia cultural en La intimidad de Nuria Amat.” Cincinnati Annual Conference of Romance Languages. University of Cincinnati, May 2003

“Eduardo Mendoza y la contrasaga de la burguesía barcelonesa.” The Carolina Conference of Romance Languages. University of North Carolina, March 2003

“¿Postmodernidad o neomodernidad? La ambigüedad ética de la escritura en Beatus Ille de Antonio Muñoz Molina.” The Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literatures. University of Kansas, October 2001

Malena es un nombre de tango: Genealogía, lenguaje y subversión.” Fifth Annual Graduate Romanic Association Colloquium. University of Pennsylvania, March 1999

La construcción del yo lírico en Garcilaso y Quevedo: Los sonetos amorosos y el ciclo “A Lisi sola”. Spanish, Italian and Portuguese Graduate Symposium. Penn State University, November 1998

INSTITUTES AND WORKSHOPS 

Coordinator. Enhancing Advising at Lawrence workshops. Coordinator. Lawrence University. 2014-present

Institutional representative. Institute for College Futures. ACM. Chicago, June 18-20, 2014

Project leader and presenter. ACM Project, Introducing Change: Introductory Courses and the Nature of Faculty Work. Chicago, February 21-22, 2014

Instructor. Spanish Language Teacher Immersion. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 2009-2010

Instructor. “Spanish and Latin American Film.” Lawrence University Summer Institute for High School Teachers. Lawrence University, 2009

Instructor. “Applications of Technology for the Spanish Classroom.” Instructor. Lawrence University Summer Institute for High School Teachers. Lawrence University, 2008

Instructor. “Methodology and Best Practices in the Spanish Classroom.” Lawrence University, 2007

Presenter. “Wines and Cultural Readings from Argentina, Chile and Spain.” Björklunden Summer Seminars. Lawrence University, 2010

Presenter. “Ethics and Writing in Spanish and Latin American Fiction”. Institute of Ethical Leadership. April 2006. Ripon College

Presenter. “Jorge Luis Borges’ Collected Fictions.” Mielke Summer Institute. June 2006. Lawrence University

Presenter. “Teaching Plato’s The Republic.” Freshman Studies Symposium. September 2006. Lawrence University

Presenter. “Teaching Jorge Luis Borges’s Collected Fictions.” Freshman Studies Symposium September 2005. Lawrence University

OTHER ACADEMIC CONTRIBUTIONS

Editor. Revista Internacional D’Humanitats

Reviewer. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. Liverpool University Press

Reviewer. Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos

Reviewer. Crónicas de Españas. Universidad de Puerto Rico

U.S. Student Fulbright National Selection Committee, 2013

Program reviewer. Department of World Languages, College of Idaho, 2012 and 2019

AWARDS

Award for Excellence in Advising, Lawrence University, 2014

Junior Faculty Teaching Award, Lawrence University, 2005

Outstanding Teaching Award, Penn State University, 2001

Academic & Teaching Excellence, University of Delaware, 1997

HONORS

Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society, 1997

Sigma Delta Pi, Hispanic National Honor Society, 1997

Phi Sigma Iota, International Foreign Language Honor Society, 1998

GRANTS

Lawrence University. Anti-racism Fellowship. ($1,500). 2021-2022.

Mellon Foundation. Inclusive Pedagogies Course Modification Grant ($5,000). 2018-19

Wisconsin Humanities Council. “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History and Culture” ($7,500) Project Director. 2015-2016 

LU–SuRE Lawrence University Summer Undergraduate Research Experience ($1,500). Project Director. June-August, 2015

Associated Colleges of the Midwest Grant, “Introducing Change in Intermediate Spanish Courses at Lawrence.” Introducing Change: Introductory Courses and the Nature of Faculty Work ($1,500). Macalester College, St. Paul, MN. Project Director. 2013-2014 

Title III Federal Grant, Strengthening Institutions (2.1M). Advisory Committee. 2013 

Presidential Grant, Lawrence University’s Latin American and Spanish Film Festival ($36,000). Project Director. 2012

Mellon Course Development Grant ($1,500). 2005 

OTHER LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE POSITIONS

Lawrence University

Faculty Director of Advising. Lawrence University, 2016-2020

Assistant Director for Advising, Title III Initiatives, Lawrence University, 2014 – 2020

Co-director. Latin American and Spanish Film Festival. 2012 – present

Presidential Search Committee, 2012-2013

Grant writing advisory group, Title III Federal Grant (2.1 M), 2012-2013

Chair, Committee on Tenure, Reappointment and Promotion, 2011-2012

Committee on Tenure, Reappointment and Promotion, 2010-2011

Posse Mentor, 2010-2014

Chair, President’s Committee on Multicultural Affairs, 2009-2010

President’s Committee on Multicultural Affairs, 2008-2009

Technology Advisory Committee, 2007-2008

Committee on Public Occasions, 2006-2007

Lawrence University Community Council, 2004-2005

Faculty Subcommittee on Administration, 2005-2006

Off-Campus Study Selection Committee, 2005-2006

Warch Campus Center Planning Committee, 2006 – 2008

Committee on Instruction, 2005-2006

Freshman Studies Work Selection Committee, 2004-2005

AP Spanish Language and Culture Program and Exam

Chief Reader Designate, AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam, 2022-2023

Co-chair of the Development Committee, AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam, 2018 – 2022

Member of the Development Committee, AP Spanish Exam, 2016-present

Assistant Chief Reader, AP Spanish Language and Culture Reading, 2018 – present

Auditor, AP Spanish Language and Culture Course Syllabi, 2015-2016

Item Writer, AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam, 2014-2015

Question Leader, AP Spanish Language and Culture Reading, 2012-2017

Table Leader, AP Spanish Language and Culture Reading, 2010-2011

Reader, AP Spanish Language and Culture Reading, 2007-2009

ACADEMIC INTERESTS

20th and 21st century Spanish literature

Spanish, Latin American and Latino film

Gender studies in Spanish and Latin American literature and film

Constructions of national identity and representations of the nation in literature and film

Historical memory in literature and film from Spain, Chile and Argentina in the late 20th and early 21st century

Gender and nation in the contemporary Ibero-American cinema

Globalization, consumption and production of contemporary Ibero-American cinema

Horror, melodrama and affect in the contemporary Ibero-American cinema

Pedagogy and assessment of college-level courses in world languages and literatures

COURSES AND INDEPENDENT STUDIES

Spanish Cinema

Global Exchanges in Latin American and Spanish Film

Dis(re)membering the Nation: Contemporary Film & Fiction of Spain and Latin America

The (En)Gendering of Modern Spain: Gender and National Narratives from Romanticism to the Avant-garde

Gender, Politics and Current Events in Spain

Spanish Cinema of the “Dictablanda”

Portrayals of Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Chilean Media

The Cinema Of Disillusionment in Colombia

Globalization in Spanish and Latin American Film

The Films of Pedro Almodóvar

The Spanish Horror Film

Jorge Luis Borges

The Fantastic in Jorge Luis Borges’ Fictions

Federico García Lorca: Poeta en Nueva York

Women and the Civil War in Contemporary Spanish Fiction and Film

The Theatre of Antonio Buero Vallejo

Towards a New Rhetoric in Spanish Music: Francisco Correa, Lope de Vega and Innovation in Performative Arts during the Golden Age