Mónica E Lugo-Vélez

 Mónica Lugo-Vélez

Contact Information

Foreign Languages Building, Office 4118

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Graduate Student

Research Interests

  • 19th & 20th century texts from Cuba and Puerto Rico that focus on race, gender and nation construction through food and food practices.


  • Master of Arts-Hispanic Studies, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez Campus (2013)
  • Bachelor of Arts-Hispanic Studies (University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez Campus [Cum Laude] (2010)

Distinctions / Awards

  • Graduate College Conference Travel Grant and Spanish and Portuguese Department Travel Grant. Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Conference. Spring 2015.
  • List of Teachers Ranked As Excellent, Fall 2013-Spring 2016


  • SPAN 200: Readings in Hispanic Texts
  • SPAN 103: Intermediate Spanish
  • SPAN 208: Oral Spanish