Louis Pantoja is a Ph.D. student in Hispanic Literature at the University of Arizona. Prior to coming to Arizona, he received his B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature along with two minors in Latin American Studies and Anthropology from the University of the Pacific in Stockton. In 2018, he received his M.A. in Spanish, from California State University, Sacramento, with a graduate certificate in Community College Faculty Preparation. Concurrent with his undergraduate and masters’ degree studies, he worked for San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton in various capacities including the Payroll Department, Human Resources, and the office of Financial Aid, Scholarships and Veterans Services. His interests include twentieth-century Peninsular and Latin American literature as they relate to the study of culture and space in Hispanic communities worldwide.