Studies, and Women's & Gender Studies
Office: Gaines 118C
Office hours: Monday & Wednesday 3-3:30pm for SPNS 335 students, & by appointment
Summer 2014 Class (first summer session):
SPNS 335IH Travel in Latin American Literature & Film,
MWF 12:30-2:50 p.m.
B.A., International Studies, & B.A., French, University of Idaho, 1995
M.A., Spanish, Washington State University, 1998
Ph.D. Hispanic Literature, University of New Mexico-Albuquerque, 2004
Modern Latin American literature and culture; Cuba (antislavery narratives, exile, Special Period); Latin American migration to and cultural production in Spain since the 1990s; Crime Fiction in post-Cold War Central America
Six-week summer program in León, Nicaragua. 6 credits, one-on-one classes, homestay, volunteering, surrounded by volcanos, 30 min. from the beach, and more. Led by professors Patricia Catoira and James Martin. Click here to see a Powerpoint presentation.
In Spring 2013 and 2014, she took students from her SPNS 445 Hispanic Caribbean course to Cuba for two weeks!