Assistant Director, Director of Admissions, and Middle School Teacher (Social Studies courses include Washington State History and Global Studies)
CFD Postdoctoral Fellow, Macalester College
Ph.D. in American Studies, Washington State University
B.A. in Spanish, minor in Sociology, Grinnell College
Additional Teaching Positions:
Adjunct Faculty, Program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences on the Global campus of Washington State University
Of special note
Mental Health First Aid Certification, National Council for Behavioral Health (2020)
Educator of the Year, Macalester College (nominated)
Loves hiking, gardening, traveling and spending time with her daughter
“Swift and Company ICE Raids, 2006.” MNopedia, Minnesota Historical Society (2023).
“Chisme Isn’t Just Petty Gossip—It’s a Lifeline.” Refinery29, story from SOMOS (2022).
“Centro Cultural Chicano, Minneapolis.” MNopedia, Minnesota Historical Society (2022).
“Muralismo in St. Paul.” MNopedia, Minnesota Historical Society (2022).
“Queering Chisme: Redefining Emotional Security in Josefina López’s Real Women Have Curves.” Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies. Issue: Volume 42, Number 2, Fall 2017. Pages. 111-138 (28).