Ph.D. Conferred from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Area of Specialization: 20th Century Spanish American Literature
Supporting Program: History and Anthropology
Dissertation Title: Historical, Ideological and Literary “Foundations” of
Mexican Identity, 1900-1960
M.A. (Spanish) Middlebury College–Madrid, Spain
B.A. (Spanish) College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts
Georgian Court University, Professor with Tenure
The University of Southern Maine, Assistant Professor
Duke University, Durham, NC, Teaching Fellow
The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Instructor
Research / Creativity Interest Area
Book: Teatro Latino Nuevas Obras de los Estados Unidos. Eds. Trevor Boffone, Amrita Das, Kathryn Quinn-Sánchez and Michele Shaul. Colorado Springs: La casita grande, 2019.
Article: “Más allá de los Borderlands: Anzaldúa, Spiritual Activism and Agents of Awakening”Ex-Centric Narratives, 3 (2019): 11-27.
Article: “Subverting Gender, Patriarchy, and Nation in Carolina De Robertis’s The Gods of Tango.” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature 38:2 (2019): 407-423.
Book: Contemporary U.S. Latinx Literature in Spanish. Eds. Amrita Das, Kathryn Quinn-Sánchez and Michele Shaul. London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2018.
Review: … and Jaime Rivera Flores. The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico, By Stephanie J. Smith. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2019 in The Historian.
Book: Not White/Straight/Male/Healthy Enough: Being “Other” in the Academy. Eds. Michael Moreno, Kathryn Quinn-Sánchez and Michele Shaul. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018.
Chapter: The Subversive Act of Being an Academic of Color: Redefining Knowledge to Change (the) US.” Not White/Straight/Male/Health Enough: Being “Other” in the Academy. Eds. Michael Moreno, Kathryn Quinn-Sánchez and Michele Shaul. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018. 45-65.
Chapter: “Social and Geographical Landscapes: The River as Metaphor for Female Sexuality” in Written on the Water: The Image of the River in Latino/American Literature. Elizabeth Rivero and Jeannie Murphy, Eds. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017. 117-137.
Book: Identity in Latin American and Latina/o Literature: The Struggle to Self-Define in a Global Era Where Space, Capitalism, and Power Rule. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2014.
Article: The Subversive Act of Being an Academic of Color: Redefining Knowledge to Change (the) US.” Trespassing Journal 5: Gender (2015) 21-38.
Article: Living Theory: Representing Lives in Norma E. Cantú’s Canícula. Hispanic Journal 32:1 (2011): 119-35.
Review: Weiner, Richard. Race, Nation, and Market: Economic Culture in Porfirian Mexico. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 2004. Hispanófila 150 (2007): 112-13.
Review: Fuchs, Barbara. Romance. New York: Routledge, 2004. Hispanófila.1 (2007).
Article: “Latina Feminists in the Ivory Tower: Theorizing and Contesting Space” Hispanic Journal. 27:2 (2006): 119-132.
Book: A Literary and Political History of Post-Revolutionary Mexico: Redefining “The Ideal.” Lewiston, NY: Mellen Press, 2006.
Review: Vietnam Veteranos: Chicanos Recall the War. By Lea Ybarra. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2004. The Americas: A Quarterly Review of Inter-American Cultural History. 62: 3 (2006): 458.
Extended Review/Article: Feminisms: A Critical Reader, (2003). Gabriela F. Arredondo, Aída Hurtado, Norma Klahn, Olga Nájera-Ramírez, and Patricia Zavella, eds. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003 and Telling to Live, Latina Feminist Testimonios (2001) The Latina Feminist Group. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2001. Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social. 5:2 (2006) 118-129.
Article: “Carlos Pellicer.” Dictionary of Literary Biography Volume 290:Modern Spanish American Poets, Columbia, South Carolina: The Gale Group, 2004.