Lina Maritza Muñoz Márquez

School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures - Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Verónica Garibotto
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall 2659
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS


Born and raised in Colombia, Lina Muñoz is a PhD candidate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. She received her B.A. in Translation from the Universidad de Antioquia and her M.A. in Spanish Literatures from the University of Arkansas. Currently, she is working on her dissertation titled "Poéticas y políticas de la movilidad en el cine indígena del Abya Yala."

Office Hours: By appointment

Teaching Interests

  • Technology Integration
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Co-teaching Communicative and socio-cultural approach
  • Online Teaching Training
  • Critical thinking approach
  • Approachable
  • Understanding
  • Respectful


"Poéticas y políticas de la movilidad en el cine indígena del Abya Yala."

Research Interests

  • Latin American Literature and Culture
  • Post- and decolonial studies
  • Film Studies
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Kichwa language
  • Ecocriticism
  • Race and gender studies

Calendar of Events
KU Today
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times