Milagros Gómez

Milagros Gomez
Professional Title
Assistant Professor of Spanish Studies

Ph.D. University of California, Davis 2011

M.A.  University of California, Davis 2005

B.A. -   University of California, Davis 2003

Milagros came to UMD in 2010 to teach courses in Spanish Studies, particularly Spanish language and Latin American cultures and literatures. Her doctoral research focused on the representation of the female body in the works of women Mexican writers. She continues to pursue her interest in contemporary Latin American literature including detective novels and women writers. Milagros is one of the co-leaders of the Short Term Study Abroad Program in Salamanca, Spain during the month of June. She is also the faculty advisor to the UMD Club de Español.

Courses Taught:

  • SPAN 1101 and 1102: Beginning Spanish
  • SPAN 1201 and 1202: Intermediate Spanish
  • SPAN 2301: Advanced Spanish
  • SPAN 2540: Latino Culture and Literature
  • SPAN 3042: Civilizations, Cultures and Communities in Latin America
  • SPAN 4011: Latin American Prose
  • SPAN 4090: Aspects of the Hispanic World

Awards and Honors:

  • 2021 CLA Teaching Award (Term Faculty)
  • 2021-2022 UMD Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award