Carolina Rodriguez Tsouroukdissian
Carolina Rodríguez Tsouroukdissian is a Phd student in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. She completed her B.A. in Mass Communications, with a thesis about linguistic distortions and the representation of political groups in Venezuelan newspapers. After graduating summa cum laude from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Caracas, Venezuela), she became a full time journalist and editor for more than a decade. During this time she also conducted Spanish writing workshops for journalists, and pursued independent literary projects that resulted in the publication of one award-winning short novel for children (Por un pelo), an educational book (¿Qué es el ahorro?), and several short stories and chronicles. Her research interests focus on the characterization of the Latin American short story.