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Lecturer of Spanish and Introduction to Humanities. World Languages and Cultures Department. Ph.D. Spanish Literature and Cultural Studies.

Trinidad Ballester (She / Her / Hers)

Lecturer of Spanish and Introduction to Humanities

  • World Languages & Cultures
  • College of Arts & Sciences


Dr. Pardo Ballester holds a BA and MA in Spanish and Italian from the University of Nevada, Reno, and a Ph.D. in Spanish Literature and Cultural Studies from Georgetown University.  Her book: Flamenco: Orientalism, exoticism and the Spanish National Identity delves into the culture of flamenco as seen through the orientalist lens in literature, film and theater. Her research focuses on the different cultural narratives of modernity and contemporaneity and their views on the era of early modernity.