I am a visiting assistant professor of Holocaust Studies at the School of Arts & Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas. I teach literature and history courses on topics related to Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, and Holocaust and Human Rights.
Through my teaching, I aim to contribute to the Ackerman Center's mission of Teaching the Past, Changing the Future. To date, I have taught 173 undergraduate and graduate students.
Prior to teaching, I was a Belofsky Fellow at the University's Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies from 2013-2018. I completed my PhD in History of Ideas under the supervision of Dr. Zsuzsanna Ozsváth, founder and director of the Holocaust Studies program at UT Dallas.
Aside from the joy I find in teaching and researching, I am most happy when I spend time with my family. I especially enjoy making music and playing the cello together with my sisters Rubia (violin), Junia (viola), and brother-in-law Fred (violin) when we are all together in the same city.
2011 - 2013
Master of Arts in Humanities
Studies in Literature
New Christians, Ancient Jews: Brazil's Jewish Past and Present
Emergence of Holocaust Memoirs in 21st Century Brazilian Literature
Certificate in Holocaust Studies, Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies
2007 - 2011
Bachelor of Arts
in Literary Studies
Focused on European Literature from 18th century to the present; and Translation Studies, especially Arts & Craft of Translation and Literary Translation Theory.