Lauren Reynolds graduated from the University of Iowa with a BA in Spanish and International Studies. She spent the next two years teaching English in Mallorca, Spain and working in Rize, Turkey on a Fulbright.
As a second-year PhD student, she is particularly interested in US Latino studies, cultures in contact, migration, and women's studies. She is a Jefferson Fellow at UVa and has studied at the Dhvanyaloka Centre for Indian Studies in Mysore, India, La Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in Mendoza, Argentina, and the Colegio de México in Mexico City.
She enjoys traveling anywhere and everywhere, board games, creative writing, and giving the occasional tarot reading.