Irma J. Zamora

Irma J. Zamora

Irma J. Zamora

PhD in English Student

547 Denney Hall
164 Annie and John Glenn Ave, Columbus, OH 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Latinx studies
  • Latinx literature
  • Cultural citizenship
  • Immigration, citizenship, mixed-status family narratives


  • BA, Spanish, Amherst College, 2017

Irma J. Zamora is a first-generation Latina graduate student in the Department of English. Her main research and academic interests include: Latinx studies; the representation of immigrant stories in the national sociopolitical narrative; and the contrasts of storytelling formats (e.g. testimonios, cuentos, autobiographies, auto-ethnographies, etc.) and how they impact power structures for marginalized communities in Anglo-centric dialogues. Additionally, she aims to include queer, gender, and citizenship lenses to the understanding of experiences of unDACAmented immigrants and mixed-status families across the United States. 

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