Marisel Moreno is the Rev. John A. O’Brien Professor of Latina/o Literature in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Notre Dame. Issues of race, gender, and ethnicity are central to her work, which also examines the literary and cultural production of Afro-Latinos and the so-called “Other” Latinos (Salvadorans, Guatemalans, and Peruvians). She has published articles in Afro-Hispanic Review, CENTRO, The Latino(a) Research Review, Latino Studies, Hispanic Journal, and Sargasso, among others. She was a recipient of the American Association of University Women Fellowship in 2009-2010.
Caribbean Latino/a literature and culture, Afro-Latino/a and Afro-Latin American literatures, the “Other” Latinos (Central American and South American), women’s literature, migration, race, gender, ethnicity, and biculturalism, service-learning and community-based learning pedagogy.
Representations of migration and marginality in Afro-Dominican, Peruvian, and Salvadoran literatures in the U.S.
- Sheedy Excellence in Teaching Award - 2016
- Rev. William A. Toohey, C.S.C., Award for Social Justice - 2019
Moreno Book on Undocumented Migration Wins Prestigious Prize
Jul 10, 2023
Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow Marisel Moreno’s book about the largely unknown and dangerous phenomenon of undocumented sea migration within the Caribbean region has won the Gordon K. and Sybil Lewis Book Award, the Caribbean Studies Association’s most prestigious prize.
Faculty and Visiting Fellows Participate in LASA Dialogue on Undocumented Immigration in the Hispanophone Caribbean
Jan 27, 2023
Kellogg Faculty Fellows Magdalena López and Marisel Moreno and former Visiting Fellow Margarita López-Maya participated in a recent LASA Dialogue, through the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), about undocumented immigration in the Hispanophone Caribbean, titled "Rutas marítimas: Migración indocumentada en el Caribe."