Anne Gebelein

Associate Director, El Instituto
Associate Professor in Residence, Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Ph.D., Yale


The University of Connecticut
El Instituto, Ryan Bldg., U-1161
Storrs, CT 06269-1161
Tel : 860-486-8030

Areas of Interest:

Border and Immigration Studies
Contemporary Latin American Literature, with a focus on Human Rights and Testimony
Latino literature
Literature of the Caribbean, Mexican, and Central American diasporas

Biographical Note:

Dr. Gebelein received her doctorate, M. Phil., and Master’s in Hispanic Literatures from Yale University Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese. Prior to her position at UConn, she worked as an educational consultant for the Anti-Defamation League and the Coordinating Council for Children in Crisis, and as a translator in health care and law enforcement settings. She has also held teaching positions at Yale, Columbia, UMass, and Trinity College. Dr. Gebelein’s most recent research involves service learning in Latin American Studies, but she is also interested in intersections of border studies, human rights, testimony, and migration.