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Ph.D. Emory University, May 2015. History. 
Dissertation: Rebels, Martyrs, Heroes: Authoritarianism and Youth Culture in Argentina, 1966-1983
Director: Jeffrey Lesser; Committee Members: Yanna Yannakakis, Thomas Rogers, Raanan Rein, Hernán Feldman 

Teaching and Research Interests: music, film and performance; sport, gender and nationalism; immigration, transnational cultural exchange and globalization

M.A. University of Chicago, 2008. Latin American Studies.
Thesis: Representations of Youth during Argentina’s Last Military Dictatorship
Director: Dain Borges

B.A. Brown University, 2007. B.A. History with Honors, Comparative Literature in English and Spanish.
Thesis: Negotiations of Public and Private Spaces: The Family, the Press, and the Catholic Church during the Argentine Military Dictatorship, 1976-1983
Advisor: James Green


Postdoctoral Fellow at the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, University of Michigan, 2016-2017

Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Emory University and Interim Director of the Emory Writing Center, 2015-2016


Book Manuscript
Critical Commemorations: Memorializing Rebels, Martyrs, and Heroes in Argentina, 1966-1983. In progress.

Book Review
Miradas médicas sobre la cultura física en Argentina, 1880-1970, Pablo Ariel Scharagrodsky Ed., Journal of Sport History. December 2015.


Education and Outreach Fellowship, Emory Writing Center and Robert F. Woodruff Library, Emory University, 2014-2015 

George W. Woodruff Fellowship, James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies, Emory University, 2009-2014 

Mathews Fellowship for Dissertation Research, Department of History, Emory University, 2012

Professional Development Support Research Grant, Emory University, 2010, 2011, and 2012

James R. Scobie Award, Conference on Latin American History, 2010

Tinker Field Research Grant, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Chicago, 2008


“Buenos Aires Bisections, International Connections: Constructing the Autopista 25 de Mayo,” Conference on Latin American History, January 2017

“Showing Argentina's Best Side: Technological Development and the 1978 World Cup,” North American Society for Sports History, May 2016

“Mapping Politics into the Stadium: Political Demonstrations and Soccer Culture in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1973-1974,” Doing Sport History in the Digital Present Workshop, North American Society for Sports History and Georgia Tech, May 2016 

“Support Strategies, or Why the Emory Writing Center,” Southeastern Writing Center Association Conference, February 2016 

Organizer and Chair, “Commemoration and Memorialization: Informal, Popular, and Vernacular Memory in Twentieth-Century Latin America,” Conference on Latin American History, January 2016 

“Sacrifice and Martyrdom: Commemoration and Protest in Córdoba, Argentina, 1966,” Conference on Latin American History, January 2016 

Invited Participant,“The Futures of Women’s Football,” Symposium at Duke University, April 2015

“Working Out a Thesis: Writing ‘Boot Camp’ Goals, Structures, and Resources,” Southeastern Writing Center Association Georgia Tutor Symposium, March 2015 

“A ‘Public for Export’: Staging the Nation at Argentina’s 1978 World Cup,” Conference on Latin American History, January 2015

“Soccer Campaign: Argentina’s Gran Acuerdo Nacional and Political Sportsmanship,” North American Society for Sport History, May 2014

“Experimenting with ‘Beat’: Eclectic Rock Music in Argentina, 1969-1973,” Latin American Studies Association Congress, May 2014

“The Left Wing on the Soccer Field: The Movimiento Peronista Montonero and Soccer Culture in 1970s Argentina,” Soccer as the Beautiful Game: Football's Artistry, Identity, and Politics, Hofstra University, April 2014

Organizer and Co-Chair, “Community Airwaves: Radio and Identity in Twentieth Century Latin America,” American Historical Association/Conference on Latin American History, January 2014

“Broadcasting Buenas Ondas: Rock Magazines and Radio Advertisements in 1970s Argentina,” American Historical Association/Conference on Latin American History, January 2014

Invited Participant, “Women in the Locker Room: Argentina and the Two World Cups of 1970 and 1971,” Rethinking Sports in the Americas, Emory University, October 2013

 “‘As Obsessed as the Men’: Argentine Women’s Participation During the 1978 World Cup,” Conference on Latin American History, January 2013

Discussant, “History and Memory: Human Rights in Historical Perspective,” Latin American Studies Association Congress, May 2012


Department of History, Emory University

Music and Movement in the Atlantic World: Social and Popular Music across Two Centuries, Spring 2016

  • 300-level course cross-listed with the Department of Music and African Studies

Repression and Rights in Late Twentieth Century Latin America, Spring 2016

  • 300-level writing intensive course cross-listed with Latin American Studies

Rebellions, Revolts, and Revolutions in World History, Fall 2015

  • 400-level writing intensive senior colloquium

Instructor, The Making of Modern Latin America, Spring 2012

  • 200-level introductory survey of Latin American History from the 1500s to the 1970s

 Teaching Assistant, Colonial Latin America, Emory University, Fall 2010

Teaching Assistant Training and Teaching Opportunity, Emory University

Microteaching Session, August 2015

  • One-day pedagogical seminar for eight graduate students 

Pre-College Program, Emory University

Writing the Personal Essay, Summer 2015

  • Three one-hour sessions of 60-100 high school students each

Emory Writing Center

Graduate Writing Tutor / Education and Outreach Fellow, Emory University, 2014-2015

  • Worked with multilingual students to develop academic writing skills in English
  • Supported students creating “Domain of One’s Own” websites and other digital projects
  • Developed library programing and workshops including “Writing Boot Camps” and a one-day “Prospectus Writing Boot Camp”

Invited Lectures

“La historia del Rock Nacional,” Emory University Spanish Department, Summer Program in Buenos Aires, June 2013 and June 2014

“Women on the Soccer Field,” Women’s Studies, Hofstra University, April 2014


Classroom Mini-Grant ($300), Center for Faculty Development and Excellence, Emory University, Spring 2016

  • Honorarium for dance instructor in Movement and Music in the Atlantic World course


Parking and Transportation Committee, Emory University, 2014-2015

Parking Appeals Committee, Emory University, 2014-2015

Executive Board Member, Graduate History Society, Emory University, 2010-2011


Spanish, Advanced fluency in reading, speaking and writing; graduate coursework in Spanish

Portuguese, Functional fluency in reading, speaking and writing

French, Intermediate fluency in reading and speaking