Reyes Caballo-Márquez grew up in Seville, Spain. She studied English Philology at the University of Seville. She holds a Ph.D. in Spanish from Georgetown University (2010), and an M.A. in Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2003). During her doctorate, her focus of study was Contemporary Latin American Literature, Cultural Studies, and Film. Her dissertation explored the effects of globalization on social cinema through the study of corporeality. She is currently working on expanding her research on globalization and social cinema, new filmic technologies, corporeality, and the materiality of film. The most recent cinema courses that she has taught at Penn have focused on globalization, immigration, gender, marginalities, and technology. She has published her work in scholarly journals such as Letras femeninas, Comedia Performance, and Ciberletras. She currently serves as the Coordinator of Spanish Advanced (Span 202), and as the Assistant Director of the Spanish Language Program. Reyes has taught Spanish language and content courses at the university level since 2000. She won a teaching award at the University of Pennsylvania in 2009.
Spanish 202 Coordinator; Assistant Director of the Spanish Language Program