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Uchenna P. Vasser

Position: Associate Professor Department: World Languages and Cultures

Contact Info

Office: 329 Hall-Patterson Phone: 336-750-2415 Fax: 336-750-2180

Educational Background

  • PhD in Romance Languages with a concentration in Portuguese from the University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill
  • MA in Romance Languages from the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio
  • BA in Psychology with a minor in Spanish from Schiller International University in Madrid, Spain

Research and Project Interests

  • In-depth investigation of women in the environment through the lens of ecofeminist discourse
  • Black women and the environment in the African Diaspora of the Spanish-speaking world
  • Afro-Colombian Manuel Zapata Olivella who have written much about the marginalized segments of the collective Latin American society amid environmental degradation