Thallya Diaz

PhD Student
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Ph.D., Spanish, University of Virginia (projected 2022)

M.A., Spanish, University of Virginia (projected 2019)

B.A., Spanish and International Affairs, University of Mary Washington (2017), magna cum laude

Research Interests

  • Caribbean cultural studies with an emphasis on gender and race, especially in Cuba
  • Gender and cultural studies in Latin America, especially the Caribbean
  • Latinos/as in the United States
  • Comparative studies between Brazil and Latin America, especially Cuba
  • Social movements in Latin America


Intermediate Spanish (Fall 2017)

Grants & Awards

University of Mary Washington Fita Rivas Scholarship in Spanish for graduate studies in Spanish