Spanish and Portuguese

Research Areas

Contemporary Latin American Literature and Culture.

20th Century Journalism, Media and Literature in Latin America.


  • "Transient Communities: Authority and Emancipation in Alberto Fuguet’s
    Tinta Roja". Alternative Communities in Hispanic Literature and Culture. Eds. Luis H. Castaneda and Javier Gonzalez. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016. 197-214.ISBN (10): 1-4438-9494-X

Recent Conferences

  • "The Modern Morality of Melodrama in El buscador de Cabezas" annual Latin American Studies Association (LASA) conference, New York, May 27-30, 2016. 
  • "Rites of Anarchy and Modernity in El Juguete Rabioso by Roberto Arlt" annual Graduate Student Conference Spanish and Portuguese Department, CU Boulder, April 7-8, 2017.

Service and Community Engagement Current Positions

  • President | United Government of Graduate Students (UGGS)
  • Western Region Vice-Chair | National Graduate and Professional Students Association (NAGPS)
  • Resource Member | Boulder Faculty Assembly (BFA) - Executive Committee
  • Member | Spanish & Portuguese Department Grade Appeals Committee