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Ph.D. Student in Spanish

Advised by Professor Irene Gómez-Castellano | Dey 319A

At UNC Since 2018


M.A.T., Spanish, IUPUI, 2017

Summer program in Salamanca (2017, 2018)

M.A.T., History and Social Sciences, Universidad de León, 2014

B.A., History, Universidad de León, 2013

Erasmus Program: Study abroad in Universitá degli Studi di Siena (2011-2012)


Sandra is a PhD student of the Spanish program, specializing in the Gothic novel of the first third of the nineteenth century in Spain. Specifically, Sandra is doing research on the collection of Gothic stories titled Galería Fúnebre (1831), by Agustín Pérez Zaragoza. Her academic interests extend to the twentieth and twenty-first century to the narrative of the “Insólito”, both in Spain and Latin America.


  • “Las princesas de Agustín Pérez Zaragoza: un acto de autoría rebelde”. Conference Proceedings. Asociación Siglo diecinueve (forthcoming)
  • “Identidad femenina en “Una mañana para ser feliz” y “El pequeño tesoro de cada cual”, de Liliana Heker”. Alba de América (forthcoming)


  • Richard Bland Fellowship Award, Summer 2019

Courses Taught

  • SPAN 105
  • SPAN 300