ccavallin@ou.edu 

Writer and university professor. Author of the books Ciudades de película: Ficciones urbanas del cine, la literatura y la música (Editorial Académica Española, 2012) and Espectros de la palabra. La metáfora en Borges: los juegos del lenguaje que hacen posible la configuración de un universo de imágenes recursivas (Editorial Académica Española, 2012). Between 2012 and 2015, she was director of the academic journal Estudios. Revista de Investigaciones Literarias y Culturales. She is currently working as Lecturer in the Department of Languages and Literatures, College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma State University.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2021-2022 Lecturer in the Department of Languages and Literatures, College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma State University.

2020  Film and Media Studies Graduate Teaching Assistant. University of Oklahoma.

2016 – 2021 Spanish Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Oklahoma.

2015 (one semester) Visiting Professor at the Department of Philology at the University of Salamanca, Spain.

2006 –present. University Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela. Associate Professor. Department of Language and Literature. Subjects: Language I, Language II, Language III, and LLC-356 Imagined City. Urban visions in literature and cinema.

2011-2016. Washington Academy, Caracas, Venezuela. Bilingual School. Teacher of Language and Literature. Washington Academy is an authorized school to offer the IB Middle Year Program and Diploma Program.

1997 – 2005. The University of Los Andes. Táchira, Venezuela. Associate Professor. Department of Social Communication. Subjects: Cultural Journalism, Environmental Journalism, Theory of Journalism, Introduction to Journalism

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Candidate (ABD) Modern Language, Literatures, and Linguistics, University of Oklahoma Expected date of graduation Spring 2022.

M.A. Master’s Degree in Latin American and Caribbean Literature at the University of Los Andes, June 2000.

Bachelor of Social Communication (Journalism) Mention Humanistic Development, University of Los Andes, September 1996.