Congratulations to Doctoral Student Affiliate Paola Uparella Reyes (Spanish) who accepted a position as assistant professor at the University of Florida. She will serve in the university's Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies in a tenure-track role as Assistant Professor in Spanish American Literature (Colonial Studies).  At Notre Dame, Uparella Reyes is finishing a dissertation titled “Gaze, Power, and Genitality: Colonial Bodies and the Visual Engendering of Gender" under the direction of Faculty Fellow Carlos A. Jáuregui.  She has gained experience teaching multiple courses on campus, and her success is evident in the three awards she has received for her pedagogical practice: the GSU Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Honorable Mention (2016); the GSU Outstanding Graduate Instructor Award (2017); and the Kaneb Center Outstanding Teaching Award (2018).