Emily Nelsen


Position Title
Graduate Student in Spanish and Portuguese

Sproul 110
Office Hours
SQ 24: Monday and Wednesday 2:30-3:30pm
In-person or by appointment

Education and Degrees

University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • BA in Political Science; Spanish; Latin American, Caribbean & Iberian Studies
  • Certificates: Public Policy; Gender & Women’s Studies

Research Interests and Expertise

Latin American literature and cultural studies; post- authoritarianism in Argentina and commemorative palimpsests at ESMA; politics of memory, trauma, violence, and human rights in the Southern Cone

Honors and Awards

  • 2021 Hilldale Fellow (UW-Madison)
  • 2022 HIA Summer Research Grant Recipient