Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Teaching Interests

  • Spanish language at all levels
  • U.S. Latino/Latina literature

Research Interests

  • nineteenth and twentieth century Spanish-American narrative and cultural studies
  • Mexican literature and culture
  • intellectual history and literary theory

Selected Publications


Dance and the Arts in Mexico, 1920-1950 (author)

Confronting History and Modernity in Mexican Narrative (author)

Unfolding the City: Women Write the City in Latin America (co-editor)

Latino/a Writers (contributor)


Places I've Been

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