Claudia Barbosa Nogueira

Claudia Nogueira

Assistant Professor of EnglishZink Hall 317

Discipline: Creative Writing, Comparative Literature, Film Studies

Education and Degrees Earned

  • B.A.; University of California, Berkeley; English; 1994
  • M.F.A.; Arizona State University; Creative Writing; 1998
  • Ph.D.; University of Maryland, College Park; Comparative Literature; 2006

Areas of Research Focus

Film Studies, Latin American Cinema, Road Movies, Comparative Literature, Literature of the Americas, Space/Place Constructions, National Constructions, Creative Writing, Short Fiction, Short Short Fiction, Poetry, Prose Poems

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Visiting Lecturer  Willamette University; 2002-2006
  • Teaching Assistant  University of Maryland, College Park; 2000-2002
  • Teaching Assistant  Arizona State University; 1995-1998

Professional Affiliations

  • Comparative Literature Association of America
  • Modern Literature Association
  • Associated Writing Programs

Courses Taught at TU

  • Directed Writing (ENGL 7993)
  • Literature and Film (ENGL 3053)
  • Writing Fiction (ENGL 3213)

Awards & Recognition

  • 2002-2003 Minority Graduate Fellowship, Willamette University.


  • Bicho
    Nimrod 2007 (Short Story)
  • Roads to Nowhere: Borders and Belonging in Le Salaire de la peur
    symploke 2008 (Scholarly Article).