Paola Monteros-Freeman

Paola Monteros-Freeman

PhD Student
New Cabell Hall 438
Office Hours:
Wednesday 2:15-3:15 / Thursday 5:30-6:30/ or by appointment


Ph.D., Spanish, University of Virginia (expected)

M.A., Hispanic Studies summa cum laude, Virginia Tech (August 2018)

B.A., Spanish summa cum laude, Mercy College, New York (May 2015)

Research Interests

  • 20th and 21st Latin American literatures and cultures
  • Latin American film
  • Contemporary Latin American women writers
  • Global South


Outstanding Master of Arts Student Award for Excellence in the Study of Foreign Language (2017–2018)

Member of the honor society Phi Kappa Phi (2017)

Member of the honor society Phi Sigma Iota (2015)


 Women’s and Gender Studies Conference Virginia Tech (April 2018)
“La Quintrala: chilean landowner, witch, serial killer  and… woman. Gender and race influenced the history of the country”.

 MIFLC 2017 University of North Carolina at Wilmington (October 2017)
“Lazarillo de los ciegos caminantes: la raza desde el punto de vista de un viajero colonial”.