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Linda Collins

Collins_Linda2Assistant Professor of Spanish


B.A., Southern University
M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

About Ms. Collins

Linda Collins is an Assistant Professor of Spanish at Georgia Southern University. She received a B.A. degree in Spanish from Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, an M.A. in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and is currently a doctoral candidate in Latin American literature at the University of Kentucky. Her dissertation topic is “Contextualizing the Dominican Woman: Social, Political, and Historical Representation in the Works of Aida Cartagena Portalatin (1918-1994)” from the Dominican Republic. Her research interests include: Afro/a-Hispanic Women authors, Francophone women authors, and English-speaking Caribbean authors. Ms. Collins is a contributor to a newly released book (2003) entitled “Daughters of the Diaspora: Afra-Hispanic Writers”, edited by Miriam DeCosta Willis.

Last updated: 12/19/2023