©2019 by Dr. Alaí Reyes-Santos.

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. University of California, San Diego, Literature (2007)

  • M.A. University of California, San Diego, Spanish (2004)

  • B.A. University of Puerto Rico, Comparative Literature, magna cum laude (2001)

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Instructor, Conflict and Dispute Resolution MA Program, Knight Law School (2018-)

  • Associate Professor, Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon (2015-)

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon (2008-15)

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon (2006-08)

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish: advanced reading, writing, speaking

  • English: advanced reading, writing, speaking

  • French: advanced reading, basic writing 

  • Haitian Creole: basic reading

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

  • Oregon's Water Futures Project Grant, Meyer Memorial Trust (with WP, OEC, and CCC), University of Oregon (2020)

  • Resiliency Initiative Fund, Vice Provost for Research and Innovation, University of Oregon (2020)

  • Summer Faculty Stipend, Mellon Foundation, Center for Environmental Futures, University of Oregon (2019)

  • Research Project Grant, Wayne Morse Center, University of Oregon (2019)

  • Faculty Collaboration Grant, CLLAS, University of Oregon (2019)

  • UO Nominee, Whiting Foundation Public Engagement Fellowship, University of Oregon (2018)

  • Digital Humanities Fellowship, UO Libraries, University of Oregon (2018)

  • Research Innovation Grant, VPRI, University of Oregon (2018)

  • Research Grant, Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon (2018)

  • Summer Stipend, Humanities and Creative Arts Faculty, CAS, University of Oregon (2017)

  • Professional Development Grant, Center for Asia Pacific Studies, University of Oregon (2017)

  • Research Grant, Center for Latin@ and Latin American Studies, University of Oregon (2016)

  • Research Grant, Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon (2016)

  • Oregon Humanities Center Teaching Fellowship, University of Oregon (2016)

  • Golden Key International Honor Society Travel Grant, Australia (2015)

  • Research Grant, Dominican-Puerto Rican Families and Civic Engagement, Claiming the Center Stage: Critical Perspectives on Puerto Ricans and Dominicans in the Minority-Majority Global City, CUNY’s Dominican Studies Institute and the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, New York City (2014)

  • Academic Support Grant, Jordan Schnitzer Museum, University of Oregon (2014)

  • Finalist (of 700 candidates), Transatlantic Leadership Fellowship, Marshall Memorial Fund, Washington D.C. (2014)

  • Junior Professorship Development Award, University of Oregon (2014)

  • Faculty Research Fellow (Winter quarter), Oregon Humanities Center, University of Oregon (2010-11)

  • Faculty Research Grant (Fall quarter), Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon (2010)

  • Invited Visiting Scholar (Summer), Dominican Studies Institute, City University of New York (2010)

  • Junior Professorship Development Award, University of Oregon (2010)

  • Future of Minority Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship (Fall semester), Women's and Gender Studies, Syracuse University (2009)

  • Selected participant in Future of Minority Studies Summer Institute, Transnational Queer Studies, Cornell University, Mellon Foundation (2009)

  • Dissertation Fellowship, UCSD Department of Literature (2005-06)

  • Selected participant in Interrogating the African Diaspora Summer Seminar, Florida International University, Ford Foundation (2005)

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Distinguished Woman of Achievement, Black Women of Achievement, University of Oregon (2016)

  • Ersted Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Oregon (2015)

  • Guy Alexandre Paper Prize, Haiti-Dominican Republic Section, Latin American Studies Association Conference (2015)

  • Fall Professor of the Term, Mortar Board Society, University of Oregon (2008)

  • Distinguished Woman of Achievement, Black Women of Achievement, University of Oregon (2007)

  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Office of Multicultural Advising and Support, University of Oregon (2007)

  • Barbara and Paul Saltman Distinguished Teaching Award, UCSD Academic Senate (2005)