Member since November 19, 2021
Ruth Z. Yuste-Alonso is an educator, translator and scholar with over 10 years of teaching experience. She is currently a Hendrix-Murphy Visiting Fellow in Spanish at Hendrix College. She has earned a B.A. in Translation and Interpreting and an M.A. in Teaching Spanish Language and Culture from Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Spanish Studies from the University of Connecticut. During her graduate studies at UConn, she worked as a graduate instructor teaching courses on Spanish language, culture and film for the Department of Literatures, Cultures and Languages as well as WGSS courses on gender and film courses for the Program of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Her dissertation problematizes the concept of the female gaze through the lens of film genres in the works of contemporary Spanish women filmmakers.