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Ph.D. Student in Spanish

kalivoda@live.unc.edu | Dey 111

At UNC Since 2016


Education

M.A., UNC Chapel Hill, 2018

B.A., Hispanic Studies with High Honors, Davidson College

Bio

Katie is from Athens, Georgia, and earned her B.A. in Hispanic Studies from Davidson College in 2014. She came to UNC in 2016 after teaching high school Spanish for two years in Georgia.

Katie studies contemporary peninsular literature with a focus on 20th- and 21st-century female novelists and short-story writers. She is also interested in Spanish to English translation, feminist and queer theory, comparative literature, second-language acquisition, and service learning.