Karen García Escorcia

Email: garciaescorc@wisc.edu

headshot: Karen García Escorcia

Karen earned her BA and MA in Spanish and Literature from the University of Texas – Pan American. Her Master’s thesis entitled “Mimesis, ficción y ética: el dinero en los cuentos de Julio Ramón Ribeyro” explores three functions of Money in Ribeyro’s short stories. Her research focuses on Contemporary Latin American Literature from Mexico and the Southern Cone, especially Peru. Her areas of interest include Economic Theories, Literary Realism, Ethics, and Post-colonial Theory.