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Cassidy Reis (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison) is a Lecturer and Interim Director of the Spanish Language Program in the UA Department of Spanish & Portuguese. Her research interests include early modern Spanish literature and visual art, the visual rhetoric of Spanish picaresque fiction, ekphrasis in early modern literature, the representation of poverty and marginalized groups in Spanish art and literature, and teaching Spanish as a second language. She received her M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction from UNLV as a Teach For America Corps Member in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Her teaching experience includes beginning, intermediate, and advanced Spanish language and literature courses.
Her dissertation is titled, Themes of Visuality, Visual Language, and Ekphrasis in the Early Modern Spanish Picaresque Novel (2021), and other publications include "Painted Dreams and Cervantes’s Critique of Representation in the Persiles", eHumanista Cervantes 5 (2017).