Anita Huizar-Hernández is an Assistant Professor of Border Studies in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Arizona. She received her Ph.D. in Literature (Cultural Studies) from the University of California, San Diego where she specialized in Literatures and Cultures of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, with an emphasis on Arizona. Grounded in archival research, her work engages Arizona's multi-ethnic cultural production as a point of departure to examine the context and complexity of local, regional, and national debates about citizenship and belonging.
Develops oral and written Spanish for academic and professional contexts. Emphasizes different genres of writing, focusing on rhetorical strategies for persuasive and argumentative writing and culminates in a research paper. Grammar and spelling are covered based on student needs.