Claudia Berrios-Campos

B356 Wells Hall
619 Red Cedar Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824

FacultyRomance and Classical Studies

Assistant Professor
Spanish; Early Modern Andean Cultural Studies


Dr. Berríos-Campos, Academic Specialist in Early Modern Andean Cultural Studies in the Department of Romance and Classical Studies, specializes in Early Modern Spanish Literature and Colonial Latin American Literature; Andean and Indigenous Literatures; Decolonial and Postcolonial Studies; and Violence and Armed Conflicts in the Andes and Global South. She also works with Identity and Memory Studies; Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies; and Visual Studies, Film, and Audio-Visual Culture. She has taught Spanish at MSU since 2012 and, more recently, worked as an Editorial Assistant for the Journal of Gender and Sexuality Studies at MSU, recently becoming the Production Editor for the journal. She has been the recipient of the Dr. Johannes Sachse Memorial Award, the Varg-Sullivan Award, and the 2021 Victoria Urbano Award, and published in several peer reviewed publications. Before coming to Michigan State, Dr. Berríos-Campos had teaching experience at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in Peru where she also earned her B.A. in Literature. She also has an M.A. in Hispanic Literatures and a Ph.D. in Hispanic Cultural Studies, both from MSU.

Research Interests: Early Modern Spanish Literature and Colonial Latin American Literature, Andean and Indigenous Literatures, Intersectionality, Decolonial and Postcolonial Studies, Violence and Armed Conflicts in the Andes and the Global South, Identity, Memory and Genocide Studies, Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies

Degree: Ph.D. – Michigan State University

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