The purpose of this blog is to create a space in which to reflect on teaching in the time of pandemic. For now, the blog will focus on thinking critically and thinking through the process of adapting to the new material circumstances that have already begun to shape our teaching, our mode of relating with our students, and with the teaching profession.
Born in Guatemala, she grew up in Los Angeles. She earned a Ph.D. in the Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University, and a B.A. from Hampshire College. Her faculty appointments have included Vassar College, Trinity College, University College Utrecht, and Radboud University (The Netherlands).
Areas of interest: Spanish and Latin American cultural studies (early modern and colonial); gender studies; second language acquisition; community engagement. Her journal articles have focused on early modern war, surveillance, gender, and other themes.
Areas of interest in language instruction include Spanish for heritage learners, community engagement, project-based learning, and instructional design.
Hobbies: gardening, sewing, and learning to code