Dr. Michelle Medeiros
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Assistant Visiting Professor of Spanish

Michelle Medeiros received her Ph.D. in 2014 from Purdue University in 2014, when she joined Marquette University as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish. Her research interests include women’s travel writing in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Latin American and Hispanic literature, gender and women studies, and history of science. Her dissertation on the travel narratives of the Cuban-Spanish author Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda (1814-1873), the British botanist Maria Graham (1785-1842) who spent several years in Latin America, and the Brazilian writer Nisia Floresta (1810-1885) was the recipient of the prestigious 2015 College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Dissertation Award from Purdue University.

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I am interested in teaching a broad range of courses, including literature, culture and language arts as well as in using technology in the classroom. I am particularly interested in offering Latin American culture courses in English and Spanish with the purpose of attracting more students to our language classes. 

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