Brief Description of My Research Interests:

For the past few years, I have been conducting research on nineteenth and twentieth-century Spanish Caribbean literature and its connection to border or frontier theories. That is, I am currently exploring how Caribbean traditional modes of representation have been shattered, and later restructured due to significant changes in cultural, literary, and historical contexts. My focus is on studying how marginal groups view themselves (Caribbean male intellectuals and women writers) within those borders, and devise new representational structures for their survival or enfranchisement under threatening conditions.

Among the topics of interest to my research are:

Among the authors I have studied are: