New Tenure-Track Faculty, 2011-2012
Jesus E Ortiz-Diaz
Hispanic and Latin American Studies
BA Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
MA University of CO, Boulder
PhD candidate University of CA, Davis
Latin American colonial and 19th Century literature with focus on narrative and poetry. Portrayal of nature in Latin American literature.
BM Roosevelt University
MM & PhD Indiana University
Analysis of songs, popular music, music theory pedagogy, composition, and gender studies.
BA ITESM MA El Colegio de Mexico
MA & PhD U-MN
Macroeconomic effects of government policy, the shadow economy, and growth and development in Latin America.
BA Williams College
MA & PhD from Princeton University
Atlantic history, early modern Europe and colonial Latin America. Religious encounters, comparative empire, experience of indigenous women on the American frontiers, and communal formulation of myths.