Cassandra O'Mahoney

PhD Student
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Ph.D., Spanish, University of Virginia (Projected 2021)

M.A., Spanish, Saint Louis University, Madrid (2016)

B.A., Secondary Education and Spanish, Marquette University (2014), cum laude

Research Interests

  •     20th and 21st Century Spanish Peninsular Literature
  •     Post-Dictatorship Spanish Literature
  •     Contemporary Female Writers


Intermediate-Advanced Spanish 2020, Summer 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018

Intermediate Spanish 2010, Spring 2017

Intermediate Spanish 2010, Fall 2016

Grants & Awards

Participant in The Summer School in Global Studies and Critical Theory, Bologna, Italy, Summer 2017

Member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the National Jesuit Honor Society, since 2016

Member of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Spanish Honor Society, since 2012


“Las mujeres de la capital: los personajes femeninos de Capital de la gloria de Juan Eduardo Zúñiga”, Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, April 2017

“Using Short Stories as Input in the Second Language Classroom: A Study on the Effects on Student Retention of Grammar and Cultural Knowledge”, Action Research Poster, November 2016'

“La elipsis, la fragmentación y lo enigmático en Eloy Tizón: la importancia de lo no contado y lo no entendido”, VI Simposio Graduado, Saint Louis University - Madrid, March 2016

Table Moderator for Homenaje a Juan Eduardo Zúñiga: La literatura como vida, Saint Louis University - Madrid, October 2015