Joanne is a third year Ph.D. student, with an M.A. in Spanish from Bowling Green State University, and a B.A. in Spanish and Public Relations from James Madison University. She has lived, worked, and studied in Madrid, Alcalá de Henares, and Salamanca, Spain. Additionally, she spent two years living and teaching Spanish and English in São Paulo, Brazil.
She loves all things Spanish and Portuguese, with a primary research interest in 20th and 21st century Spanish peninsular literature.
In her free time, Joanne can be found running, spending time with family and friends, as well as trying to figure out her next trip to Spain or South America.