Professor, Foreign Languages and Literature
Licenciatura, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, 1991
MA, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1993, 1997
As a professor of Hispanic Studies, Pepa teaches courses on Spanish language and culture, and Latin American and U.S. Latino literature.
Her research interests include recent fiction by women writers of the Caribbean basin –particularly form the Spanish-speaking countries, narratives of the migration experience, and the socio-cultural exchange between Cuba and Spain in the late 19th century.
Recent teaching assignments include:
Spanish 201: Intermediate Spanish I
Spanish 202: Intermediate Spanish II
Spanish 212: Culture and Civilization of Latin America
Spanish 204: Advanced Oral Expression
Spanish 303: Hispanic Short Story
Spanish 310: Migration Narratives
Spanish 405: Twentieth Century Latin American Literature
LAS 380: Around Macondo in Eighty Days