Natalia Colón Alvarez

PhD in English Candidate



Natalia Colón Alvarez is an MA/PhD student in Popular Culture, specifically working in Comics Studies. Her research centers on looking at the construction of identities in graphic narratives, the material nature of the medium, the participatory culture forged by comics and pop culture fans and depictions of othered bodies and identities. Recently, she has focused on how comics construct Puerto Rican identity in the wake of natural disaster and national trauma.

Areas of Expertise
  • Comics studies
  • Twentieth and twenty-first-century literature
  • Film and media studies

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