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Mónica E Lugo-Vélez

Graduate Student, Spanish and Portuguese

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Contact Information

Office Hours

  • By appointment

Specializations / Research Interest(s)

19th & 20th century texts from Cuba and Puerto Rico that focus on race, gender and nation construction through food and food practices.,


  • Master of Arts-Hispanic Studies, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez Campus (2013)
  • Bachelor of Arts-Hispanic Studies (University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez Campus [Cum Laude] (2010)

Distinctions / Awards

  • Graduate College Conference Travel Grant and Spanish and Portuguese Department Travel Grant. Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Conference. Spring 2015.
  • List of Teachers Ranked As Excellent, Fall 2013-Spring 2016


  • SPAN 200: Readings in Hispanic Texts
  • SPAN 103: Intermediate Spanish
  • SPAN 208: Oral Spanish