Vanessa Aguilar

Vanessa  Aguilar
  • Dual Major PhD Student


Vanessa Aguilar is a second-year doctoral degree student in CLS. She received a bachelor’s degree in English with an emphasis in rhetoric from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. In 2018, she received a master’s degree in English from Emporia State University. Her research area of focus is Chicanx/Latinx literature. Other areas of interest include subversion of the Catholic structure and patriarchy in colonial Latin America, women’s rhetoric, curanderismo/brujería/mysticism, and representations of women in literature.

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