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Michelle McGowan
48 Burrowes, Cubicle 6
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-9441

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  1. MS, Nonprofit Leadership, University of Pennsylvania
  2. MA, Spanish, West Chester University

Research Interests:

post-dictatorship literature produced in Spain, Argentina, and Chile


Michelle is currently a doctoral candidate planning to focus her dissertation on post-dictatorship literature produced in Spain, Argentina and Chile, with particular interest in spatial and archival representations. Previously, Michelle worked in the nonprofit sector. She has taught Spanish at the middle school and high school levels. At Penn State, she has taught SPAN 1, SPAN 3, SPAN 200 and SPAN 253.