POSITION: Assistant Professor
312 O'Dowd Hall
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Masculinity and Gender Studies, 20th and 21st century Spanish
literature and film, Spanish Peninsular Cultural Studies, and Instructional
joined Oakland University as an Assistant Professor in 2009. She teaches
Spanish language and grammar, Peninsular Spanish literature and culture, and
translation. She is also the coordinator for first- and second year language
instruction. Her current research focuses on issues related to gender and
subjectivity in the 20th and 21st centuries, especially regarding masculine
identity and consumerism as represented in Spanish and American cinema.
Vampires and Other Monsters: The Terror Genre in Spanish Cinema of the Transición.” forthcoming in Romance Notes.
Two Loves: Manolo Escobar, Masculinity and a Spanish Transition.” Confluencia 30:2, Spring 2015.
and Cine de Cruzada: The Crusade
against Self-Indulgence in Early Francoist Spain.” Hispanófila 170, January 2014, 97-112.
Suitcase: Historical Memory and Textual Masochism in Carmen Martín Gaite's El cuarto de atrás." Romance Notes 48:1, Fall 2007,
indomable: el positivismo latinoamericano y el personaje femenino en Blanca
Sol," Tropos, Spring 2006, 16-27