Oliver Ortega

Ortega August 2018 Website Picture


Email: oortega1@nd.edu

Areas of Interest: Latina/o literatures, Latin American literatures, late 20th and 21st century American literatures, migration studies, race studies, citizenship, gender theory, Education, Literacy

Northwestern University, B.S.
University of Notre Dame, MA in English 


Oliver is a PhD Candidate in the English Department at Notre Dame. His research looks at how U.S. writers of Latin American descent portray education and literacy in their autobiographical writings, especially in relation to adolescence and early adulthood.