Ph.D. Spanish. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 2016
M.A. Spanish. Ohio University, Athens, OH 2007
B.A. Spanish, Ohio University, Athens, OH 2005
"A Neoliberal Love Spell: Race, Tourism and the Yucatan Peninsula and an
Analysis of Televisa’s Sortilegio." In Mobilized Identities: Mediated Subjectivity and Cultural Crisis in the Neoliberal Era. Ed. Cameron McCarthy. Champaign, IL: Common Grounds Publishing, 2014
“Yucateco Pirate Novels and the Discourses of the Mayan Rebel in the Nineteenth-Century Creole Imaginary.” Revista de Estudios Hispánicos. Washington University, St. Louis. Forthcoming.
“Nombrar(se) para ser. Aproximaciones al concepto de raza e identidad en Un hereje y un musulmán (1867) de José Pascual Almazán.” Article in Progress.
The Caste War Narratives: Race, Economy, and Literature in Yucatán and Chiapas, 1841-1958. Book Manuscript Proposal in Progress.
“History and Uprising in the Yucatán Peninsula.” The Royal Ontario Museum: ROM Summer Club. Skype. 13 July 2015. Invited Speaker.
CONFERENCE PAPERS DELIVERED
“Mayanism, Caste War and the Mexican Revolution: The Shifting Discourses of Race
in the Literatures of Early Twentieth-Century Yucatán.” Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies. Nashville, Tennessee. March 8-11, 2018.
“Toward a Literary History of Mexico’s Henequen Culture.” Latin American Studies Association Conference. Lima, Perú. April 29th-May 1st, 2017.
“Of Savages and Royalty: The Rhetoric of Mayanness in Yucatán’s Nineteenth-Century Literary Register.” Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies. Chapel Hill, North Carolina. March 23-26, 2017.
2018- Assistant Professor, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois
2017-2018 Visiting Instructor, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington
2010-2017 Graduate Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois
2009-2010 Adjunct Professor, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
2007-2009 Instructor, Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana, Mérida, Yucatán, México
Colegio de Negocios Internacionales, Mérida, Yucatán, México
Study Abroad Instructor, Ohio University, Mérida, Yucatán, México
2005-2007 Teaching Assistant, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
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