Veronica Brownstone, Visiting Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies, received her PhD and MA in Hispanic Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and her BA in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from McGill University. Her research on Central American literature, cinema, and culture focuses on labor, race, criminality, and popular education. She has taught and mentored students in Latin American literature and culture, global migrations, political economy, Latinx studies, and Spanish language. Her work has appeared in Understanding Marx, Understanding Modernism (Bloomsbury Press, 2021) and is forthcoming in the Central American special issue of CiberLetras. She is currently a Faculty Advocate for the office of Support, Advocacy, and Violence Prevention (SAVP) and an active member of the Latin American Philosophy of Education Society (LAPES).