Mirla González

School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures - Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Ph.D. Candidate
Advisor: Jorge Pérez
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall 2611
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS


Office Hours: Tu 12:00-1:00 2:00-3:00pm; Th 2:00-3:00pm

Mirla González specializes in 20th and 21st century Penninsular literature and culture. She received a Bachelor's of Science in Biomedical Science and Spanish from Marist College and an M.A. in Spanish Literature from the University of Kansas. Her research examines the intersection between science, medicine and technology and ethics and literature. Mirla is also interested in second language acquisition and cultural literacy.


Teaching Interests

  • Service Learning
  • Cultural Literacy
  • Instructional Technology
  • Open Educational Resources
  • Location-Based Gaming

Research Interests

  • Representations of Science
  • Peninsular Literature
  • Film Studies
  • Ethics

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