Gail Gonzalez has a Ph.D. in Latin American Literature. She earned her doctorate at the University of Kentucky in 1992, following a Fulbright Full Fellowship in Argentina. She has traveled widely and lived in Latin America, and has a keen interest in Latin American culture, literature, history, politics and art.
Teaching, Research/Creative & Consulting Interests
Gail Gonzalez has a particular interest in teaching courses on Argentine literature, and is a fervent supporter of interdisciplinary and team-taught courses. Dr. Gonzalez believes that great literature can aid us in understanding the pressing questions of our (and any) times
Argentine detective fiction from the period of the Dirty War until the present. Ways in which authors attempt to grapple with violence in their societies. Gendered approaches to an understanding of violence at the state level.
Design of writing programs for heritage speakers of Spanish.
Selected Awards & Honors
2013: University-wide award for outstanding teaching, Nominated for Stella C. Gray Teaching Award, s
Key Service Activities
2011: Committee Chair - Search and Screen Committee
2017: Other - Community Based Learning - Racine Literacy Council