Biographical Sketch

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Link to Curriculum Vitae

CV January 2017

Academic History

  • Ph.D. Hispanic Literatures, University of Minnesota, 2014
  • M.A. Hispanic Literatures, University of Minnesota, 2005
  • B.A. English and Spanish, Lawrence University, 2000

Memberships

  • Modern Language Association
  • American Association of University Professors
  • ACTFL

Courses Taught

  • Beginning Spanish I, II, III
  • Intermediate Spanish I, II
  • Advanced Spanish Grammar
  • Writing in Spanish
  • Introduction to Literary Analysis
  • Topics in Peninsular Literature
  • Don Quijote
  • 20th Century Peninsular Novel and Poetry

Recent Conferences Attended

"Moving from Crisis Mangement to Innovation: Reimagining the Role of World Languages in the 21st-Century Academy."  Simpson College.  Octoer 23-24, 2015.

Talks/Lectures

"Enfreaking the Monstrous Hybridity of the Female in Maria de Zayas." 37th Annual Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literature. March 31-April 2, 2017.

"Building a Monster: Tortured Bodies in Maria de Zayas." Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. April 20-22, 2017

"Maria de Zayas's Baroque Labyrinth of Horror." Crimes Against Humanity in Literature and Film, University of Leon, Spain. May 17-20, 2017.