Jonathan Aguirre (DCE2)

Graduate Student
Email Address: 
jca2@princeton.edu


Jonathan C. Aguirre is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and an Energy and Climate Scholar at the Princeton Environmental Institute. He studies environmental history, literature, and politics in the Andes region of South America. He is particularly interested in the violence and erasure economies that occur in the construction of utopian ecological imaginaries. In addition, he studies environmental racism and inequality in Latinx communities in the United States.

He received the Arcadio Diaz-Quiñones Teaching Award in 2016 and has served as Representative for his Department to the Graduate Student Government. In addition, he is co-organizer of the Environmental Humanities Reading Group. He received B.A. and M.A. degrees from The City College of New York, CUNY.

Courses taught:

SPA 101 – Introductory Level
SPA 107 – Intermediate/Advanced Level
SPA 350 / LAS 349 / ENV 351 – Spectacles of Nature: Patagonia and the Tropics (Preceptor for Professor Gabriela Nouzeilles)
SPA 204 – Spanish for a Medical Mission in Ecuador (Preceptor for Professor Paloma Moscardó-Vallés)