Ariana Ruiz

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Ariana Ruiz
Assistant Professor
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Ariana Ruiz is an Assistant Professor of Latino/a Literature and Culture in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Iowa. She received her Ph.D. in English with a graduate minor in Latino/a Studies from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is currently completing a book manuscript, “In Transit: Travel and Mobility in Latina Art and Literature” that examines Latina engagement with the promise of American travel and mobility in novels, art, and film. Dr. Ruiz has presented at national and international conferences on Latino/a writers and artists that incorporate the trope of national and transnational travel into their work.