Assistant Professor of Latinx Literature
Assistant Professor
English | MA
Latino & Puerto Rican Studies Minor
Willard-DiLoreto Hall
Comparative Literature
Emory University
Creative Writing
California College of the Arts
Visual & Critical Studies
California College of the Arts
Literature / Spanish Language & Culture
New College of Florida
Areas of Expertise

Latinx Literature

Caribbean Literature & Visual Culture

Literary Theory

Memory Studies

Publications, Research & Presentations

“Cutting Cane: A Cultural Studies-Informed Approach to Trauma and Cultural Competence.” (Co-authored with Carlos A. Larrauri). HPHR Journal (formerly the Harvard Public Health Review), PRISM: Mental Health Through the Lens of Difference, September 2023.

“Mimicking Seas and Malefic Mirrors in Suzanne Césaire: An Ecopoetic Theory of Caribbean Subjectivity,” Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism, issue 69, November 2022.

“Echoes off the Straits of Florida: The Rafts of the Cuban Balseros.” Featured in the Smithsonian Learning Lab’s Cuban Balseros: Using Art and Artifact to Explore an American Immigration Story, Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access, April 6, 2020.

Courses Taught

Introduction to Latinx Literature

Contemporary Caribbean Literature