Daniela Suárez received her Ph.D. in Latin American Literatures and Cultures with a Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory from the University of California, Davis. Her research focuses on inter-American relations and, in particular, on non-fictional literary representations of the United States by Mexican and Latin American essayists of the 20th and 21st century. Her research engages with broader debates on transnationality, national discourses and Latin Americanism.
Daniela has taught a wide array of courses and has been the recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award at the University of California, Davis. She has presented parts of her investigation at several international conferences and has been a regular collaborator in the supplement “Veracruz: Tierra de Migrantes,” in the Mexican journal La Jornada, where she examines recent debates about immigration in the United States.
Dr. Suárez is part of the Undocumented Student Ally Network at CSULB and co-founder of Familias Bilingües de Long Beach, a community group that promotes the Spanish language and bilingualism.