Assistant Professor Muñoz' research and teaching interests include contemporary Latin American narrative, popular culture, gender studies, border studies, and U.S. Latino/a literature. Her research has been supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, and the Social Science Research Council. Professor Muñoz is originally from East Los Angeles. Muñoz has been teaching at Macalester since 2009. EDUCATION: B.A., Swarthmore College; MA and Ph.D. Cornell University
The Language of Female Violence in Jorge Ibargüengoitia's 'Las muertas', Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies (2008)
Contributions to Books
[see abstract], The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Volume C: Late Nineteenth Century: 1865-1910. (2009)
Co-translator of the following six articles: Rafael Serra, “Nuestro Periódico" and "Sin justicia no hay...
A geography of pain: Reading 'Their Dogs Came With Them', Modern Language Association (2011)
Killer Women in the Revolution: Nora Astorga and Gioconda Belli's La mujer habitada, Northeast Modern Language Associaton (NEMLA) (2010)