Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

 

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – LOS ANGELES, CA

September 2016 - Present

PhD in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures (In progress)

GPA: 3.875

Research focused on mapping the emotional geographies of "monstering" the Other in regard to US immigration.

Concentrations: Digital Humanities, Pedagogy

MA in Spanish, June 2018

Thesis: Social Anxiety, The Capitalist Industry of Sexual Labor and Gender in Early Twentieth Century Argentina: Between Determinist Narratives of Prostitution and the Power of Rewriting Narratives—and Lives.

Committee: Adriana J Bergero (Chair), Maria Teresa de Zubiaurre, John C. Dagenais

Rice University, Houston, TX

August 2012 - May 2016

BA in Hispanic Studies and French Studies

May 2016

GPA 3.85

Student Ambassador to the Kakehashi Project and Japan visit in Summer 2013

STUDY ABROAD in Paris, France

La Sorbonne IV

Sweet Briar College’s Junior Year in France

Fall 2014

Courses Taken: Classical Literature, Literature of the 19th and 20th Centuries, History of Paris, and Writing Seminar
Worked as a student teacher in English at an upper level school

Experience

 

University of California - Los Angeles

Teaching Associate, DEPARTMENT OF SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE

September 2017 - Present

> Primary Instructor in Spanish Language: Level 1 & 2
> Led Discussion Sections in SPAN 120: Literature in a Historical Context (a survey course of Latin American and Spanish Literature of the 19th and 20th centuries)
> Student Evaluations, Overall Instructor Rating (out of 9): SPAN 1-8.57, SPAN 2-8.57, SPAN 120-8.9
> Awards: Award of Excellence as Rookie T.A. of the Year (2017-18)
> Promoted from Teaching Assistant to Teaching Associate Summer 2018

Evaluator, Test of Oral Proficiency, Office of Instructional Development

September 2017-Present

> Evaluated International Graduate Students in their English Proficiency
> Evaluated their ability to adequately provide instruction in English

Member, Graduate Student Orientation Planning Committee

Summer 2018

FORTHCOMING

 

Rice University

Intern, RICE UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE

October 2013-May 2016

> Researched feature leads and alumni accomplishments
> Organized and performed interviews
> Wrote for the magazine and blog
> Managed social media presence while analyzing online interaction statistics

Intern, CENTER FOR PHILANTHROPY AND NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP

Summer 2014, 2015, 2016

> Investigated nonprofit organizations and notable philanthropists
> Compiled course evaluations
> Organized annual conferences

Committee Chair, SID RICHARDSON RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE

School Years 2013-2014, 2015-2016

Associates Committee, Fall Semester 2015-Spring Semester 2016

> Organized social and networking events between associates (alumni and community volunteers) and students

> Instituted new mentoring program that paired associates with like-minded students

> Recruited new members to associate program

Academic Committee, Fall Semester 2013-Spring Semester 2014

> Arranged student-taught courses and prepared university documentation

> Designed residential college library renovations, catalogued books, and charted library budget

Event Chair, RICE QUEST SCHOLARS (Questbridge Scholarship)

School Year 2012-2014

> Coordinated welcome event for perspective students and study breaks
> Logged all event expenditures and always maintained event expenditures within budget

 

Freelancing

Letty Trevino Translations

English <-> Spanish
June 2007-Present

> Interview materials UCLA Project Health Literacy (Ojas Abhijit Deshpande)
> Handwritten Letter by Antonio Jimeno, 1864 (Dr. Jesse Aleman, University of New Mexico)
> Un matrimonio como hay muchos: Novela contemporánea by Eusebio José Gómez, 1848 (Group Translation, Dr. José Aranda, Rice University)
> Los Pochos by Jorge Ainslie, 1934 (Group Translation, Dr. José Aranda, Rice University)
> Promotional Brochures (Garil Massage Therapy)
> Thai Massage Training Manual (Yuri Thai Massage)

The Tutoring Lady

August 2009-August 2016

> Taught students between the ages 5-18, and 45-78 in all levels of Spanish focusing on conversational Spanish
> Tutored High School Students in English 1-4/AP/IB HL, Spanish 1-4/AP Lit./IB SLHL, French 1-3, Japanese 1/2, World Geography, U.S. History AP, European History IB HL, Algebra I/II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Biology I/AP/IB HL, U.S. Government AP, Macroeconomics AP

SOEUR ROSALIE – LOUISE DE MARILLAC SCHOOL, Paris, France

English Student Teacher
Fall Semester 2014

> Taught students between the ages of 14-16
> Explained key grammar concepts
> Evaluated oral presentations and writing samples

 

Conferences

 

International American Studies Association (IASA) World Conference

VIII - Marginalia: The Borders of the Border (July 2017)

> Violence in the Construction of a Mexican-American Masculinity

 

Publications

 

Revista Guaraguao: Revista de cultura Latinoaméricana (Barcelona, Spain)

FORTHCOMING

> Book Review, The Precarious in the Cinemas of the Americas (eds. Burucúa, Constanza, Sitnisky, Carolina)

 

Los Angeles, CA & Houston, TX

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