Miguel Lopez

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Associate Professor

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Curriculum Vitae


PhD, University of California, 1998

MA, San Francisco State University, 1990-1992

BA, San Francisco State University, 1987-1990


Miguel López Lozano's areas of specialization are Mexican and Chicano literature, 20th and 21st centuries Latin American literature and Border Studies. His articles have appeared on both sides of the U.S. - Mexico Border and Europe. He is the author of Utopian Dreams, Apocalyptic Nightmares: Globalization in Recent Mexican and Chicano Narrative (Purdue University Press, 2008). His current research focuses on globalization and the relation of Mexico, the United States and Central America through the language of violence and historical trauma.

Research Interests

  • Mexican and Chicano literature
  • 20th & 21st century Latin American literature and Cultural Studies
  • Border Studies Violence and Culture


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

Physical Address

Room 449
Ortega Hall
Building # 79 on the UNM map

Mailing Address

1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1070