B.S., Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico, 1991
M.A., Ohio University, 1994
M.A., ibid., 1999
Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 2002
SPAN 632: Advanced Conversation and Composition II
SPAN 650: Intro to Critical Analysis
Daniel Chávez is assistant professor of Latin American and Latino studies at the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of New Hampshire. He obtained a degree in biochemical engineering from the ITESM (Monterrey and Queretaro, Mexico), an M.A. in Spanish and an M.A. Latin American studies from Ohio University, and his Ph.D. in Romance languages from the University of Michigan. He also holds a certification in film studies from the latter. Professor Chávez has taught at the universities of Oregon, Virginia and Kentucky. The author of numerous articles on film, Latin American literature and new media studies, he is currently working on a third book, a study of new media representations of Mexican and Mexican American history and culture. Vanderbilt University Press published his book on the cultural and political history of Nicaragua. His teaching and research interests include Latin American and U.S. Latina/o film and visual culture, 20th & 21st Century Latin American literature and cultural studies, Latina/o crime novel, and Mexican and Central American novel and poetry. His book of poems, Visiones en luna agreste y nitrato de plata, received the Efraín Huerta National Poetry Award in Mexico in 2010. Representative article publications include “Film Adaptation and Transnational Cultures of Production: The Case of Guillermo Arriaga," forcoming in A Contracorriente. 13.3 (2016); “From Miss Cristera to the Desert Within: Toward a Contemporary War of Images in Mexico," in Studies in Hispanic Cinemas. 9.1 (2012): 63-80; and “El coronel no tiene con quién jugar, representaciones latinoamericanas en la literatura y el videojuego,” in Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies. 14 (2010): 159-176.