Professor of Spanish
Born in 1962 in Spain. Earned a Bachelors Degree in Arabic at the University of Granada, Spain in 1985. Taught Literature and Spanish in high achools in Ireland and New Hampshire for four years. Then, she pursued her master's degree in Spanish at Penn State University and her doctorate. at Rutgers University with an specialization in Spanish and Spanish American women writers. She has worked at HC since 1999. She is married to Jose Manuel Reyes, another Spanish professor at HC. They have a son.
Ph.D., Rutgers University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University; B.A., University of Granada, Spain
Teaching Areas / Expertise / Specializations:
Women Writers from Spain
Women and Film in Spain
Spanish as a second language
Carmen de Burgos,Federica Montseny, Margarita Nelken, Carmen de Icaza." World Literature in Spanish: An Encyclopedia. Greenwood Press. (Forthcoming)
Images of the Mother: Marcela Serrano." The Feminist Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature. Ed. Eva Paulino Bueno & Ivonne Gordon Vailakis. New York: Routledge, 2009.
"Mujeres de hoy: textos, voces e imagenes." Prentice Hall, 2005 (co-author J.M. Reyes)
(A content-based collection of works by Spanish, Spanish American, and Latina women for upper level courses)
Matrofobia y matrilinealidad en Un aire de familia de Silvia Italiano." The Ties That Bind: Family Dynamics and Family Discourse in Iberian, Latin American, and U.S. Latino Literature and Film. Ed. Sara E. Cooper. University Press of America, 2003.
Lenguaje y otredad sexual/cultural en How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents de Julia Ãlvarez."The Bilingual Review Press. 23.3 (1998): 195-205.
Pasajes. Cultura. 4th edition. McGraw-Hill, 1997. (Contributing writer)
Pasajes. Cuaderno de practica. Expresion oral, comprension, composicion. 4th edition.
McGraw-Hill, 1997. (Contributing writer)
Mariposas negras de Jaime Salom en Nueva York." Estreno. Cuadernos del teatro espanol contempora¡neo 23.1, 1997: 7.