Karisa Shiraki

Karisa Shiraki
  • Ph.D. Student
  • Contemporary Latin America
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Spanish & Portuguese

Contact Info

Wescoe Hall 2021
Lawrence, KS


Karisa Shiraki is from Hawaii. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.A. in Spanish with minors in Linguistics and International Development in 2017 and with a M.A. in Hispanic Literatures in 2020.


Research interests:

  • Women and Gender Studies
  • Historical memory
  • Contemporary Central America


Teaching interests:

  • Cultural learning
  • Student-centered teaching
  • Technology in the classroom