Dr. Ana Isabel Cornide is a faculty member and researcher at the University of Arizona. She’s originally from Spain and her work has been recognized with multiple awards including the Richard Ruiz Diversity Leadership Faculty Award and the University’s 2022 Koffler Prize. Dr. Cornide’s outreach work promotes development through arts and humanities to serve as a means of overcoming social barriers. As the Director of the Critical Service Learning and Community Outreach Program for the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, she created a critical service-learning program that involves integrating experiential opportunities for students to focus on critical service learning, social entrepreneurship, leadership, and community-based projects and outreach. Her research is firmly situated in contemporary cultural and performance studies, with a strong commitment to the examination of race and ethnicity and their interchange with gender and sexuality studies.
Photography: Julius Schlosburg
Host: Dr. Nadia Alvarez, Ph.D. Teaching and Teacher Education
Music: Danza imposible by The Impossible Orchestra & Alondra de la Parra. Arturo Márquez, composer.