(Joyce) Andrea Carrillo is a second year Ph.D. student at Indiana University in Hispanic Literatures. She was born in Madrid to Colombian parents and was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She holds an M.A. in Spanish Literature from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, an M.A. in Political Science from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI and a B.A. from Marquette in Spanish Literature, International Affairs, and Political Science with a minor in Philosophy. She is a Certified Spanish Medical Interpreter (CMI-Spanish) and is a translator. She has translated and published a Colombian textbook for children into English in 2016 in Colombia. She is currently interested in contemporary Latin American Literature, Colombian and Andean Literature, the role of non-state actor violence in literature, U.S./Latino Literature, and the bildungsroman genre.
Doctoral Student, Hispanic Literatures