Associate Professor of Spanish
Telephone: (203) 392-6774
Office: Engleman Hall D-143
Ph.D., Stony Brook University
B.A., Amherst College
Contemporary Caribbean Literature, Latino/a Studies, Film, Women and Gender Studies.
- "Shifting Borders: An Interview with Angie Cruz" Latino Studies 5.4 (2007): 478-488.
- "Performing the 'Generic Latina': a Conversation with Teatro Luna", co-authored with Joanna Mitchell, Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism 7.1 (2006): 19-37.
- "Creative Memories: Genre, Gender, and Language in Latina Autobiographies" Life Writing 3.1 (2006): 59-78.
- "Reading Dominican Blackness from the Diaspora" Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures (MELUS) Conference. Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio. March, 2008.
- "The Haitian Presence in the Works of Julia Alvarez", Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Conference, Montreal, Canada. September, 2007.
- "Towards an Afro-Latino/a Consciousness: Loida Maritza Perez's Geographies of Home" African Influence and Presence on the Americas Conference. CUNY (City College of New York). New York, New York. November, 2006.
- "Ritual and Homeland: Representations of Afro-Caribbean Religions in Latina Literature", Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States (MELUS) Conference, Florida Atlantic University. Boca Raton, Florida. April, 2006.
- "Nation, Politics, and Racial Identity: Reading Dominican Blackness from the Diaspora", Variations on Blackness Conference, Indiana University. Bloomington, Indiana. March, 2006.