Aurora Perez

Masters Student - MS-ALIS (Spanish)

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages

Overview

Aurora Perez graduated magna cum laude in the Spring of 2020 from Georgia College & State University with the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino/a Studies; Bachelor of Arts in World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in Spanish and a second concentration in Hispanic Literature. She was born in Isla Mujeres, Mexico, and grew up in the US. She is interested in doing research within the field of digital humanities and being involved in culture, research, art, media, and technology. Currently, she is working as a graduate research assistant at Georgia Tech's Enterprise Innovation Institute as the Assistant Coordinator of the Innovation Ecosystems Department. Her duties include marketing strategies for programs and events. Her final project will focus on the metro Atlanta area as a space of national importance to sociopolitical movements, the role of women in leadership roles that aid the Latino and immigrant community, and the relationship between these organizations, the community, and the geographical space.

Interests

Research Fields:
  • Spanish
Geographic
Focuses:
  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • United States - Georgia
Issues:
  • Gender
  • Accessibility
  • Aesthetics
  • Communication
  • Community engagement
  • Cross-Cultural Engagement
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
  • Digital and Mixed Media
  • Digital Communication
  • Digital Humanities
  • Education
  • Free Market Economics
  • Higher Education: Teaching and Learning
  • Immigration and Migration Studies
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Latin-American, Latino/Latina, and Hispanic Studies
  • Literature
  • Media Production
  • Philosophy
  • World Literature