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Lila McDowell Carlsen

Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies

McDowell Carlsen completed her doctoral dissertation on the topic of "The Utopian Impulse in Chilean and Mexican Novels 1990-2005." She is particularly interested in the intersections of literature, culture, and politics in contemporary Latin America. Read more

The faculty of Seaver College is comprised of leading academics and practitioners in various fields who have been carefully chosen not only for their expertise, but for their alignment with the mission of the school and their ability to translate their respective academic disciplines into relevant daily applications. They are the most vital element in shaping the culture and the values of Seaver College. Of special interest is a view of teaching and scholarship which integrates instruction with research, focuses on the student, and makes informed, practical applications at all levels of planning and decision making.


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