Carolina Núñez Puente holds a BA in English from USC, an MA in Women’s and Gender Studies from Rutgers U, and a PhD in English from UDC, where she works as an associate professor. She has taught courses on literature, language, and critical theory in Spain, Great Britain, and the U.S.A. She is the author of a book titled Feminism and Dialogics: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Meridel Le Sueur, Mikhail M. Bakhtin (BJC/PUV, 2006). Furthermore, she has worked on diverse topics as (post-)colonial literature and ecocriticism. She has recently published on Chicano/a literature, e.g.: an interview with anthropoet Renato Rosaldo (Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2012); an article on time-space in Gloria Anzaldúa’s poetry (Chicana/Latina Sudies, forthcoming in 2014). Her current research revolves around affect, feminism, and ethnicity in the literatures and cultures (e.g. film) from and beyond North America.