María del Mar Navarro
María del Mar Navarro is a PhD student in Applied Intercultural Arts Research Graduate Interdisciplinary Program. Her research explores the visual and material culture of Spanish literatures. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design, a Master of Business Administration from the Eller College of Management, and an Honors Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Arizona; while earning both graduate degrees, she studied advertising effects on young populations. María has held faculty positions internationally and in the United States. A native of Spain, she enjoys literature, theater, music, films, nature walks, and the company of her pets, friends, and family.