- Degree: Began PhD program in 2018
- Contentration: American Literature (20th and 21st century)
- Advisor: Harvey Teres
Florencia is a first year PhD student whose research and teaching interests center on diasporic literatures in contemporary American fiction. She is particularly interested in magical realism and its relationship to the trauma of migration and displacement.
- MFA Creative Writing, University of Minnesota
- BA English, Marist College