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Aurora Romero

Lecturer of German
Pre-Major Academic Adviser, College of Arts and Sciences

Aurora Romero received her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt in Spring 2016. Her primary research interests are poetry and poetic identity, fairytales and their adaptations, and German-Jewish literature. She is also interested in language pedagogy and raising the profile of German language and its literature to the (above) average student. To this end, she is investigating educational technology and examining literary topics such as surveillance studies, science fiction, and the depiction of violence and madness in literature. In addition to being a lecturer in the German department, she is a Pre-Major Academic Adviser in the College of Arts and Sciences (CASPAR). For more information about CASPAR and Prof. Romero, please visit the CASPAR website.