Teaching Assistant Professor
Latin American and Latinx Studies Center

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Doris Loayza CV



Doris Loayza is a Teaching Assistant Professor at the Latin American and Latinx Studies Center (LALSC) at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she teaches beginning and intermediate Quechua Language and Culture, Introduction to Latin American and Latinx Studies, and Geography of the Andes. She earned an M.A. in Latin American & Caribbean Studies from NYU, where her research focused on Quechua media and storytelling. After graduating, Doris studied documentary filmmaking at the Bronx Documentary Center and made a short film “Bronx Llaktamanta,” about a Kichwa radio show in New York, that screened at festivals, universities, and community-based venues around the country. 

Doris was the recipient of a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for graduate studies at NYU, (2012--2014), and a Tinker Field Research Grant for Quechua Radio in the Andes (2013).

She is a member of the ALD (Association of Language Departments) Executive Committee of the MLA, an Affiliated Scholar at the Quechua Initiative on Global Indigeneity at Harvard, and a consultant for QINTI (Quechua Innovation and Teaching Initiative)."