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Kimberle Lopez

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Associate Professor

Department of Spanish and Portuguese


PhD, University of California, Berkeley


Kimberlie S. López specializes in 19th and 20th century narrative.  She completed her Ph.D at the University of California at Berkeley with a dissertation entitled New World Rogues: Transculturation and Identity in the Latin American Picaresque Novel.  She has published articles on Latin American narrative in Colonial Latin American Review, Luso-Brazilian Review, Letras Femeninas, Chasqui and Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana. She is the author of Latin American Novels of the Conquest: Reinventing the NewWorld(2002) which examines the ambivalent representation of Euro-American contact in a corpus of recent Latin American historical fictions that rewrite the chronicles of the conquest and colonization of the Americas.

Research Interests

  • 20th century narrative
  • 19th century narrative


Phone: 505-277-5907
Fax: 505-277-3885

Physical Address

Room 451
Ortega Hall
Building # 79 on the UNM map

Mailing Address

1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1070