Denise Callejas, PH.D.
- Assistant Professor, Spanish and Portuguese
Dr. Denise Callejas received her M.A. in Spanish from Florida State University and her Ph.D. in Spanish and Portuguese with a certificate in women and gender studies from Vanderbilt University. She specializes in contemporary Latin American poetry, Central American women writers, Afro-Latin American literature, and Lusophone studies. She is also the faculty director for the Morehouse in Brazil Study Abroad program. Her latest research project is a book manuscript that analyzes the relationship between aesthetics and democracy in the poetry of the Costa Rican poet and politician Carmen Naranjo (1928-2012).
Latin American poetry, Central American women writers, Afro-Latin American literature, and Lusophone studies.