Carmen Torre Perez

Ph.D. Candidate, Hispanic Studies

Carmen Torre PĂ©rez grew up in Santander, Cantabria, and began her academic career in Santiago de Compostela, where she got a BA and an MA in English studies. Her interest in literature and culture found the path of Hispanic studies when she moved to the US in 2014. So far, she has received an MA in Hispanic literatures from the University of Kansas. She has also done field research in Cuba thanks to a Tinker grant and has presented papers in several conferences. Her research interests focus on the areas of Spain and Cuba and include two of her greatest passions: political activism and underground cultures.