Dr. Amanda L. Matousek
Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., B.S. and M.A., University of Akron
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Dr. Amanda Matousek’s teaching interests include Mexican, Latin American and Latinx novels and short stories; female Latin American and Latina rebels, divas, performers, artists, and writers; Latinx pop culture and popular music; Argentine Dirty War and Spanish Civil War literature; and intermediate language course design and instruction. Her research interests include Mexican, Latin American and Latinx literatures and cultures; Chicanx studies; U.S.-Mexico border studies; popular music and popular culture studies; women and violence in Latin American and Iberian literatures and cultures; women’s studies; and modern language pedagogy. Away from Wofford, she enjoys sharing musicals and pop music with her children. She says she is a TV and true crime junkie and a Selena Quintanilla-Pérez superfan.