Assistant Professor of Practice
Research Interests
  • 20th to 21st Century Latin American Literature and Cultures
  • Economics
  • Gender
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Neoliberalism Globalization
Research Summary

My interest as a scholar is to focus on groups and spaces that have been marginalized within Latin American nation-state societies and Latinex in the United States. By focusing on economics, gender studies and interdisciplinary approaches, I explore a variety of social issues using a diverse range of cultural representations beyond the written texts.

  • Ph.D., Spanish Literature and Cultures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.L.S., Library Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
  • M.S., Hispanic Studies, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
  • B.A., Political Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
Areas of Expertise
  • Caribbean Studies
  • Digital Humanities
  • Gender Studies
  • Global Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • National Honor Society
Recent Publications


“El Cuerpo Sin Organos del Capital en El Cuarto Mundo de Diamela Eltit.” Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, Universidad de Puerto Rico, forthcoming spring 2018.

“José Donoso o la Antesala a la Lógica Antropófaga del Capitalismo Tardío.” Entrehojas: Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, Western Ontario University. Sept. 29, 2016.


“Metáforas Extremas del Neoliberalismo en la Literatura Latino Americana,” forthcoming fall 2018, CBH Books.

“Obras Dramáticas Inéditas de Manuela Zeno Gandía” by Migual A. Náter (collaboration with digitization and gathering materials) ISBN: 09773612-3-3.

Honors and Awards
  • Honorary Member, Sigma Delta Pi, 2017.
  • Travel Fund, Merrimack College, 2017.
  • Scholars Travel Fund, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009-12.