|Present||Assistant Professor, University of Washington Tacoma ‐ School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences|
the portrayal of women's (re-)negotiation of personal and cultural identities resulting from their new familial and societal roles because of migration in Latino/a texts and films, transnational motherhood as an alternative maternal paradigm and transnational families in contemporary Chicano/a and Latino/a texts, Chicana re-writing of predominantly written masculine migrant literature, border feminism and development of transborder alliances and cultural coalitions, literature and film as effective tools for social justice, restoration of the humanity of the figure of the migrant, the emergence of children's and young-adult literature dealing with themes of Latino migration, and questions of voice, authority, and appropriation of culture and experiences
- TSPAN 388 Contemporary U.S. Latino/a Literature
- TSPAN 335 Hispanic Linguistics
- THISP 355 Migration and the Transnational Family in Latino Literature and Film
- THISP 277 Latin American Literature in Translation
- THISP 267 Introduction to Chicano/a Literature
- THISP 238 Hispanics/Latinos in the US
|2012||Ph.D, University of New Mexico ‐ Spanish and Portuguese|
|2007||M.A., University of New Mexico ‐ Spanish/Hispanic Literature|
|2000||B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara ‐ Spanish|
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