Alexandra Méndez

Alexandra Méndez
Graduate Student Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures, Institute for Comparative Literature and Society


Alexandra Méndez received her B.A. from Harvard in the History and Literature of Latin America. Her research focuses on narratives about the New World and their circulation in Spain and Italy in the Early Modern period. She is a contributing editor of essays on Hispanophone literature for Public Books (

Academic Statement

My teaching philosophy and portfolio may be found here.