Sandra León

Sandra León
  • M.A. Student
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Spanish & Portuguese

Contact Info

Wescoe Hall
Lawrence, KS


Sandra León is an M.A. student in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese. She received a B.A. in Library Science from the Universidad de Costa Rica in San José, Costa Rica in 2016. Her research interests are Latin American literature and culture, Afro-Costa Rican history, and teaching Spanish.


Research interests:

  • Latin American literature and culture
  • Afro-Costa Rican history
  • Afro-Costa Rican literature and culture


Teaching interests:

  • Student-centered learning
  • Game-based learning
  • Spanish
  • Online learning
  • Flipped classroom

Awards & Honors

  • 2022 - Alva V. Ebersole Award, Spanish and Portuguese Department, University of Kansas