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EDUCATION

2017 – Ph.D., Hispanic Studies, Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dissertation: “Posibilidades de la minería de datos digital para el análisis del personaje literario en la novela española: El caso de Galdós y los Episodios nacionales.” Defended on November 28, 2017. Advisor: Dr. Óscar Pereira Zazo.

2015 – Graduate Certificate on Digital Humanities, Center for the Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2015 – Certificate on Professional Qualification on Digital Humanities, Laboratorio de Investigación de Humanidades Digitales, National University of Distance Education, Spain

2013 – M.A., Hispanic Studies, Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2011 – B.A., English Philology; Certificate on Modern Languages and Technologies, School of Social and Human Sciences, University of Deusto-Bilbao, Spain


PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2018 – Present Lecturer of Spanish, Dept. Modern Languages, University of Nebraska at Kearney

2016-2017 Graduate Research Assistant, Center for the Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2017  Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. Modern Languages & Literatures, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Summer)

2015-2016 – Visiting Instructor of Spanish, Centro Internacional de Español, University of Deusto-Bilbao, Spain

2011-2016 – Instructor of Record, Graduate Teaching Assistant of Spanish, Dept. Modern Languages & Literatures, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND INVITED TALKS

2017 “Towards a Methodology for the Analysis of Character Systems/Networks in the Spanish Novel: The case of Pérez Galdós’ Zumalacárregui and Mendizábal.” Invited talk, Works in Progress & DH Dialogues, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, NE, September 28

2017 “Humanidades digitales. Seminario sobre las implicaciones del uso de herramientas digitales en el ámbito de la investigación humanística.” IV Jornadas de ALCESXXI. Zaragoza, Spain, July 3-7

2016 “Modelo de análisis de la sociedad en el diseño de los personajes de los Episodios nacionales.” 2016 Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature. The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, November 5

2016 “Texting en español: An Activity that Connects Communicative Tools and Literacy Skills for Heritage Language Learners of Spanish.” Poster. 2016 UIC BilForum. University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, October 20

2016 “Historical and Fictional Nation: A Methodology for a Distant Reading Survey of the Episodios Nacionales by Benito Pérez Galdós.” 2016 Nineteenth-Century Studies Association Conference. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, April 13

2015 “La distopía a la vuelta de la esquina: medios de comunicación y autodestrucción en Círculos de Ríos San Martín.” The Chicago Graduate Conference. University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, November 14

2015 “Visualizing History: The Malone Community Center:
A Platform for the Community to Rediscover their History” by J. Isasi and A. Kinnaman. Digital Humanities Forum 2015: peripheries, barriers, hierarchies: rethinking access, inclusivity, and infrastructure in global DH practice. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, September 26

2015 “Geosocial Identity in Ena Lucía Portela’s Cien botellas en una pared.” NoLimits! 2015: Talking Leadership. University of Omaha, Omaha, NE, March 2

2014 “A Methodology for Character Networks at a Macroanalytical Level.” Poster: M. Condello, R. Harrison, J. Isasi, A. Kinnaman, A. Kumari – Nebraska Literary Lab. Digital Humanities Forum 2014: Nodes & Networks in the Humanities. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, September 13

2014 “A Quantitative Approach to Character Space.” Invited talk, Digital Humanities Modern Languages & Literatures Colloquium Series, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, April 23

2014 “Las tragedias de Calderón: ‘los dos cuerpos del rey’ como sistema de control social.” The XVII Annual Hispanic and Lusophone Studies Symposium. Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, April 12

2012 “Resultado de la ruptura de la realidad en el personaje de Abelarda en Miau de Benito Pérez Galdós.” 2012 Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, October 14


SCHOLARSHIPS

2016 – 2017     Graduate Research Assistantship for Ph.D. Studies

2012 – 2017     George Rogers Memorial Merit Fellowship

2013 – 2016         Graduate Teaching Assistantship for Ph.D. Studies

2011 – 2013         Graduate Teaching Assistantship for M.A. Studies


ACADEMIC AND UNIVERSITY SERVICE 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2017                    Co-organizer and participant, Women’s Writes Edit-a-thon 2017

2015 – Present     Active Member and Web developer, Digital Humanities Student Association (DHSA)

2016 – Present     Co-organizer and presenter, DH Bootcamp, Digital Humanities Student Association (DHSA)

2013 – 2016         Faculty Leader, Summer in Bilbao, Study Abroad Programs, Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures

2016                    Volunteer, 2016 Nineteenth-Century Studies Association Conference, April 13-16

2014 – 2016         Active Member, Nebraska Literary Lab

2015 – 2016         Representative, liaison between graduate students and faculty of Spanish, Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures

2014 – 2016         Online journal developer and editor, Tu revista, Spanish Tutoring and Writing Center, Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures

2013 – 2016         Organizer, Mesa de español, weekly conversational meetings for students of Spanish, Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures

2012 – 2016         Assistant, Annual Modern Language Fair, Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures

2013 – 2015         Organizer and presenter, Spanish Cineclub, monthly movie reviews for students of Spanish, Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures

2013 – 2015         Assistant to the Undergraduate Advisor, 2013 and 2015 Big Red Road Show,          Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures

2013 – 2014         Secretary and Treasurer, Modern Languages & Literatures Graduate Student Association (MLLGSA)

2013                    Volunteer, The Digital Humanities 2013 Conference, Center for the Digital Research in the Humanities, July 16-19

2012                     Volunteer, 2012 Mid-American Conference on Hispanic Literature, October 12-14

University of Deusto-Bilbao, Spain

2013 – 2017     Coordinator and Liaison, Semester in Bilbao and Summer in Bilbao, Centro Internacional de Español


LANGUAGES

Spanish (native); English (advanced proficiency); Basque (near native); Portuguese (reading proficiency)


AFFILIATIONS

2016 – Present     Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cine Españoles Siglo XXI

2016 – Present     Modern Languages Association (MLA)

2015 – Present     Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA)

2012 – Present     Asociación Internacional de Galdosistas (AIG)


REFERENCES

Óscar Pereira Zazo, Ph.D., Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures, opereira1@unl.edu

José Eduardo González, Ph.D., Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures, jgonzalez2@unl.edu

Matthew L. Jockers, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and Global Engagement, mjockers@unl.edu

Elizabeth Lorang, Ph.D., Center for the Digital Research in the Humanities and University Libraries, llorang@unl.edu

Lola Lorenzo, Ph.D., Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures, mlorenzo1@unl.edu

Isabel Velázquez, Ph.D., Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures, mvelazquez2@unl.edu