Education

  • PhD New York University

Research

  • Comparative Race and Feminisms in the Americas, 19th- and 20th-Century Latin American Literature, Brazilian Literature and Film

Publications

Books

  • Critical Acts book cover
    Critical Acts
    Latin American Women and Cultural Criticism
    University Press of Florida, 1999

Additional Books

  • Brazil and the Black Atlantic: Cultural Inclusion and Citizenship (book in progress).
  • “Darwinism and Identity: The Survival of the Fittest in Aluísio de Azevedo’s O Mulato.” Latin American and Iberian Perspectives on Literature and Medicine. Ed. Patricia Novillo-Corvalán. Routledge, 2015. 105-126.
  • Comparative Perspectives on the Black Atlantic. Co-editor with Jossianna Arroyo. Special issue of Comparative Literature Studies 49.2 (2012).

Field of Interest

Latin American Cultural Studies, Comparative Race and Feminisms in the Americas, 19th- and 20th-Century Latin American Literature and Film

Field of Study

Latin America

Languages

Portuguese, Spanish

Teaching

2015-16
• GS 201 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Methods in Gender Studies