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 Publishes Book on the Migrant Experience Crossing the Caribbean
Sep 8, 2022
A new book by Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow Marisel Moreno documents the journey many migrants take to the United States: crossing the Caribbean.
Puerto Ricans Are Fighting for the Democracy That They’ve Been Denied
Jul 25, 2019
Faculty Fellow Marisel Moreno, University of Notre Dame associate professor, was mentioned in The Nations publication: Puerto Ricans Are Fighting for the Democracy That They’ve Been Denied.
Puerto Ricans Have Had Enough: #RickyRenuncia is About a Lot More Than Roselló
Jul 24, 2019
Faculty Fellow Marisel Moreno writes in a column for The Hill on the protest movement that pushed Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign. Moreno is an associate professor of Latino/a literature and the author of “Family Matters: Puerto Rican Women Authors on the Island and the Mainland.”