|Present||Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies, Pepperdine University|
International Studies and Languages Division
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Malibu, CA 90263
Literary Criticism (5)
The House of the Japanese Spirits: Orientalism and Magical Realism ...
TRANSMODERNITY: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World (2018)
Isabel Allende's novel El amante japonés (2015), uses magical realism and Orientalism to present an idealized and exoticized characterization of Japanese Americans. ...
Community-Based Research (1)
Contribution to Book
Precarious Paradise: The Financial Well-being of Hispanic Immigrant Day Laborers ...
Latinos in the 21st Century: Their Voices and Lived Experiences (2018)
Using a mixed method approach we conducted a study consisting of written surveys, focus groups, and individual interviews with 58 ...