Mauricio Acuña appointed Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Dartmouth College

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.