April 18, 2022

SPO graduate alum Mauricio Acuña has been appointed an Assistant Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Dartmouth College. Prior to his tenure-track appointment, he will hold a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Dartmouth College beginning this fall.

Mauricio completed his dissertation titled “Poéticas e Performances de Imaginações Afro-Atlânticas: O primeiro festival mundial de artes negras” last year and is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Associate in the Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese and the Program of Global Studies at the University of Virginia.