Laura received her BA in English and Spanish literature and her MA in Spanish literature, both from the State University of New York, University at Albany. Her research focuses on the supernatural and the sinister in dictatorship and post-dictatorship literature and film in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, and Spain.
Research interests: Dictatorship and authoritarianism in the southern cone; horror, the sinister, the occult, and the gothic in literature and film; gender and sexuality studies
Dissertation: The Haunted Southern Cone. Sinister Power and Political Terror in the Cultural Imaginary of Dictatorship
Recent Courses in RLL
- SPAN 10200 Beginning Elementary Spanish II (Winter 2019, Spring 2019)
- SPAN 22821 Women and Horror in Contemporary Latin America (Winter 2021)