Lisa Carroll-Davis, PhD
Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies
BA, Spanish and French, Houghton College
MRes, European Languages and Cultures (Spanish), University of Exeter
PhD, Modern Languages (Spanish Linguistics, Latin American Politics), University of Southampton
Beginning Spanish I & II
Intermediate Spanish I & II
Latin America: From Kings to Presidents
Latin America: Revolutions and Reform
Dr. Carroll-Davis teaches beginning through intermediate Spanish classes, as well as courses in the Latin American Studies minor on Latin American history and Politics.
"Identifying the Enemy: Using a CDA and Corpus Approach to Analyse Sandinista Strategies of Naming", in Nils Langer, Steffan Davies & Wim Vandenbussche (eds.) Language and History – Linguistics and Historiography, Bern: Peter Lang. (2012).
Book Review, Identidades sociales e identidades lingüísticas, by José Jesús de Bustos & Silvia Iglesias (cords.), Madrid: Compultense (2009), in Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. 88.7. p. 839-40.
"How Hugo Chavez Became the New Christ: On the Worship of Dead Dictators", First Things, Web Exclusives. July 8, 2014.
Dr. Carroll-Davis's research focuses on Latin American politics, political discourse, nationalism, and the intersection of religion and politics in Latin America, particularly Nicaragua under the Sandinista regime, and Venezuela post-Chavez. She served as a researcher on multilingualism for the European Union. She was awarded the Society for Latin American Studies postgraduate travel grant to conduct interviews in Nicaragua in 2010.