I have a joint appoint in Comparative Literature and Women’s & Gender Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. My research and teaching explores discourses of the body in the literature of the Americas, particularly the intersections of gender, race, sexuality, immigration, and national identity.


Recent publications:
“The Vulnerable Harvest: Farm Workers, Food, and Immigration in the Contemporary United States.” Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, vol. 41, no. 2, 2016, pp. 13-36.
Review of Body and Nation: The Global Realm of U.S. Body Politics in the Twentieth Century, edited by Emily S. Rosenberg and Shanon Fitzpatrick, Duke University Press, 2014. Canadian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d’histoire, vol. 51, no. 1, Spring/Summer 2016, pp. 179-181.
“Discovery and Conquest Through a Poststructural and Postcolonial Lens: Clarice Lispector’s A maca no escuro.” Luso-Brazilian Review, Luso-Brazilian Review, vol. 50, no. 1, 2013, pp. 184-200.
Review of Unspeakable Violence: Remapping U.S. and Mexican National Imaginaries by Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernández. Letras Femeninas, vol. 38, no. 2., 2012, pp. 274-276.
Body, Nation, and Narrative in the Americas. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

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