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Alumni Spotlight: Bonny Guadalupe

Bonny Guadalupe

Bonny Guadalupe is a second year Ph.D. student at Stony Brook University in the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures in New York.

She earned bachelor’s degree in Spanish from UNCP in 2012 under the mentorship of Dr. Ana Cecilia Lara. Guadalupe credits Lara with encouraging her to relocate to New York and pursue a graduate degree. At St. John’s University, she received a master’s degree in Spanish and a certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

She previously served as a program coordinator at St. John’s University administering a grant given to the Center of Latin American and Caribbean Studies by the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development. She currently works as a Spanish teacher in Brooklyn. 

She is completing her fourth semester at Stony Brook University. Her research is centered on 19th century women travel writers in Latin America. Her work is interdisciplinary with a focus on gender studies. She recently returned to campus as one of the many presenters at the 13th annual Pembroke Undergraduate Symposium (PURC).