Dr. Alonso’s research interests include US Latinx literature, Latin American literature, gender and sexuality studies, and queer theory. She is currently working on a book manuscript about exiles in Chicanx queer literature. She has published the following articles:

Forthcoming. “Teaching Queer Chicana Writers through Historical Research, Online Blogs and Podcasts.” Options for Teaching Series: Teaching the Narrative of Mexicana and Chicana Writers, edited by Elizabeth Martínez, The Modern Language Association of America, 2020.

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“Teaching Gloria Anzaldúa: Decolonizing, Writing, and Healing in the Classroom.” Teaching Anzadúa.” Teaching Gloria E. Anzaldúa: Pedagogy and Practice for Our Classrooms and Communities, edited by Norma Cantú, Candace de Leon- Zepeda, and Margaret Cantú Sánchez, Candace de Leon-Zepeda, The University of Arizona Press, 2020.

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“The Coming of Age of Experience in Chicanx Queer Novels.” Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and Freaks: Outsiders in Chican@/Latin@ Young Adult Fiction, edited by Trevor Boffone and Cristina Herrera, University Press of Mississippi, 2020.

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“Abriendo caminos con las huellas del pasado: El Proyecto de Recuperación de la Herencia Literaria Hispana de los Estados Unidos.” Plaza: Dialogues in Language and Literature [Online], 2.2 (2012): 105-112. 

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