Acting Executive Director, Mexico Program Director, and Professor of Spanish
B.A., Queen's University, 1979
M.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1981
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1989
Tamara Williams is co-founder, with John Lear, and Director of the PLU/UPS in Oaxaca Program and served as Site-Director in Fall 2005. She is an Associate Professor of Spanish and Latin American Literature and teaches courses in contemporary Latin American poetry, colonial literature, and women’s literature. She is the author of several articles on Latin American poetry and project coordinator of the bilingual edition of Ernesto Cardenal’s El estrecho dudoso/The Doubtful Strait published by Indiana University Press. Her current research interests include post-patriarchal narratives and the recovery of lyrical subjectivities in contemporary Mexican fiction.