Orquidea Morales

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Job title: 

Assistant Professor




New Academic Building



Courses taught: 

  • Myths and Images in Film
  • Contemporary Studies
  • Feminine & Masculine Film
  • Latinx Gender, Race, & Citizenship


  • Ph.D., University of Michigan (2018)

Research interests: 

  • Horror studies
  • Latinx Media
  • Border studies

Select publications & presentations: 

  • “The Horror in Gloria Anzaldúa: Reclaiming the Monstrous.” Río Bravo: A Journal of the Borderlands. Forthcoming.
  • “Borderland Films: American Cinema, Mexico and Canada During the Progressive Era. By Dominique Brégent-Heald (review).” Journal of American Ethnic History 36, no. 3 (2017): 79–80.
  • “Direct to DVD: The Possibilities and Limitations of New Distribution Platforms.” In The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media, edited by María Elena Cepeda and Dolores Inés Casillas, 143–55. London, UK: Routledge, 2016.
  • “Chicanas: Poesía Como Acto de Rebelíon.” Label Me Latina/o 1 (Spring 2011): http://labelmelatin.com/?cat=9.