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Elda María Román

Elda María Román is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of Southern California. As a scholar in literary and cultural studies, she researches race and class, examining their effects across ethnic groups and through scholarship across disciplines. She is the author of "Race and Upward Mobility" and has published articles on Latinx and African American cultural production. Her current project examines contemporary narratives about fears of changing demographics. An awardee of CSRE Teaching and Dissertation fellowships, she received her PhD in English from Stanford in 2013.