Lina Maritza Muñoz Márquez

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Spanish and Portuguese
Ph.D. Student
Contemporary Latin America
Advisor: Verónica Garibotto
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall 2659
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS


Born and raised in Colombia, Lina Muñoz is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. She received her B.A. in Translation from the Universidad de Antioquia and her M.A. in Spanish Literatures from the University of Arkansas. Currently, she is working on her dissertation titled "Poéticas y políticas de la movilidad en el cine indígena del Abya Yala."

Teaching Interests

  • Technology Integration
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Co-teaching Communicative and socio-cultural approach
  • Online Teaching Training
  • Critical thinking approach
  • Approachable
  • Understanding
  • Respectful


"Poéticas y políticas de la movilidad en el cine indígena del Abya Yala."

Research Interests

  • Latin American Literature and Culture
  • Post- and decolonial studies
  • Film Studies
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Kichwa language
  • Ecocriticism
  • Race and gender studies

Selected Awards & Honors

2018 Robert A. Granberg Award for excellence in teaching.

Fall 2020 Portuguese Classes



2020 Graduation and Honors Recognition Ceremony

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