Book manuscript. Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles. Rutgers University Press, 2015.
“On Pan-Antillean Politics: Betances and Luperón Speak to the Present.” Callaloo 36.1 (2013): 142–157.
“Afro-descendencia y pan-americanismo en el pensamiento antillanista del siglo diecinueve.” Estudios Sociales XLI.154 (May 2013): 29-51.
“Capital neoliberal, raza, migración: relaciones domínico-haitianas y domínico-puertorriqueñas.” Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales 24.1 (February 2008): 13-34.
“Anowa and Tituba, Witch or Feminist?: A Comparative Study of Two Postcolonial Characters.” African Diasporas: Ancestors, Migrations and Boundaries. Eds. Robert Cancel and Winifred Woodhull. Trenton: Africa World Press, 2008. African Literature Association Annual Series Vol. 14: 115-123.
Translation of Academic Publication
Adames, Digna María. "Breaking Down the Boundaries that Appear to Make Us Enemies." Trans. Alaí Reyes-Santos and Liomarys Reyes-Santos. SEMEIA Journal, Summer 2015.
Maja Horn. Masculinity after Trujillo: The Politics of Gender in Dominican Literature. In The Black Scholar (Seattle, WA). Spring 2015.
Frank Graziano. Undocumented Dominican Migration (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2013). NWIG 89-1 & 2 (2015).
Ginetta E.B Candelario. Black behind the Ears: Dominican Racial Identity from Museums to Beauty Shops (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2007). In A contracorriente: A Journal on Social History and Literature in Latin America 6.2 (Winter 2009): 277-289.
Fellowships and Awards
Selected Grants and Fellowships
2015 Golden Key International Honor Society Travel Grant, Speaker and Advisor, Australia
2014 Research Grant, Dominican-Puerto Rican Families and Civic Engagement, Claiming the Center Stage: Critical Perspectives on Puerto Ricans and Dominicans in the Minority-Majority Global City, CUNY’s Dominican Studies Institute and the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, New York City
2014 Academic Support Grant, Jordan Schnitzer Museum, U of Oregon
2010-2011 Faculty Research Fellow, Oregon Humanities Center, University of Oregon
2010 Faculty Research Grant (Fall quarter), Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon
2010 Invited Visiting Scholar (Summer), Dominican Studies Institute, City University of New York
2009 Future of Minority Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship (Fall semester),
Women's and Gender Studies, Syracuse University
Academic Awards and Honors
2015 Ersted Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Oregon
2015 Guy Alexandre Paper Prize, Haiti-Dominican Republic Section, Latin American Studies Association Conference
2008 Fall Professor of the Term, Mortar Board Society, University of Oregon
2007 Outstanding Faculty Award, Office of Multicultural Advising and Support, University of Oregon
2005 Barbara and Paul Saltman Distinguished Teaching Award, UCSD Academic Senate
- ES 250: Introduction to African American Studies
- ES 407/507: Approaches to Race in Globalization and Postcolonial Studies
- ES 399: Caribbean Migrations in the Literary Imagination
- ES 410/510: Caribbean Literature and Politics
- ES 330: Women of Color Feminisms
- SPAN 407/507: Regionalisms in the Americas
- ES 101: Introduction to Ethnic Studies
- ES 407/199: Gender, Race, and Globalization
- ES 410/510: Latin American and Latino/a Cultural Studies
- ES 499: Ethnic Studies ProSeminar
- Intermediate Spanish Language and Literature
Ph.D. University of California, San Diego, Literature, 2007
M.A. University of California, San Diego, Spanish, 2004
B.A. University of Puerto Rico, Comparative Literature, magna cum laude, 2001