Amanda Mignonne Smith, Ph.D.

Amanda M. Smith is Assistant Professor of Latin American Literature in the Department of Literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She has a BA in Spanish and an MA in Hispanic Literatures from Michigan State University. She completed her PhD in Spanish & Latin American literatures at the Johns Hopkins University. Her fields of specialization include 20th and 21st-century Latin American literature and culture, with emphasis on the Andean and Amazonian regions, and the relationship between space and cultural production.

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