Adolfo Béjar Lara

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2015-2016
PhD Student, Spanish
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Adolfo Béjar Lara is a PhD student in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, where he will specialize in in Spanish American Cultural Studies and Border Studies. He has BAs in Spanish and Creative Writing from the University of California Riverside and an MA in Spanish from the University of Kansas. Adolfo’s research interests include ways in which food intersects with cultural representations of identity and hybridity; his doctoral work will focus on the dynamics of cultural exchange between border towns in the U.S. southwest and the north of Mexico.