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Faculty Bio

Tejera, Mercedes

Tejera, Mercedes

Lecturer of Spanish

Office: 316 Daniel

Ph.D., University of Florida; M.A., University of Arkansas

Mercedes received her Ph.D. in Ibero-american Literature from the University of Florida. She holds a B.A. in Spanish Literature with a co-major on Latin American and Latino Studies, and an M.A. in Spanish and Latin American Literatures both from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Her research interests are 20th and 21th Century Science Fiction novels from Brazil, Chile, Peru, and Spain (Focusing on gender, politics, mass media culture and politics).