Elizabeth C. Martinez, Ph.D.

Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies and Director

Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies and Director
DePaul University
2320 North Kenmore Ave., SAC, 5A-H
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (773) 325-4373
Phone (773) 325-4373
Email emarti71@depaul.edu

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Areas of Expertise:

  • Cultural Studies
  • Literature

Elizabeth Martinez’s research and teaching focus is Latin American and US Latino literature and cultural studies, especially Mexico and Central America. She is the author of Josefina Niggli, Mexican American Writer: A Critical Biography (2007), Lilus Kikus, and Other Stories by Elena Poniatowska (translation and introduction, 2005), Before the Boom: Latin American Revolutionary Novels of the 1920s (2001), library books for children on Hispanic heritage and prominent figures, and articles in various journals. She is editor of the multidisciplinary hemispheric academic journal Diálogo, published by DePaul University and distributed by the University of Texas Press.