Sarah Balistreri

PhD Student
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Ph.D., Spanish, U.Va. (projected 2020)
M.A., Spanish, U.Va. (projected 2017)
B.A., Spanish and Italian, Georgetown University (2012)

Research Interests

  • Dictatorship and post-dictatorship literature in the Southern Cone
  • Film studies
  • Translation studies
  • Indigenous literatures


Intermediate Spanish (Fall 2015, Spring 2016)
Advanced Intermediate Spanish (Fall 2016, Spring 2017)


Co-authored book chapter with Deborah Hines, Ph.D., entitled “Linking food and nutrition security, urban and peri-urban agriculture, and sustainable energy use: experiences from South America” in Sustainable Energy Developments; publication by CRS Press (forthcoming, 2017).

Grants & Awards

Recipient of Georgetown University’s Regent’s Citation for Outstanding Achievement in Spanish (2012)
Member of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi (2012)
Recipient of Abruzzo-Molise Heritage Society Scholarship (2009)