Elda Maria Roman

Assistant Professor of English

Contact Information
E-mail: emr@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-2808
Office: THH 404

 

Education

  • B.A. English, Brown University, 5/2005
  • B.A. Latin American Studies, Brown University, 5/2005
  • Ph.D. English, Stanford University, 6/2013

  • Description of Research

    Research Specialties
    Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies, African American Literature, 20th and 21st Century American Literature, Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Social Class Analysis, Women of Color Feminism, Popular Culture

    Publications


    Journal Article
    • Roman, E. (2014). "Mortgaged Status: Literary Representations of Black Home Ownership and Social Mobility". Contemporary Literature. (Winter 2014)
    • Roman, E. (2013). "‘Jesus, When Did You Become So Bourgeois, Huh?’ : Status Panic in Chicana/o Cultural Production". Aztlán: A Journal of Chicana/o Studies. Vol. 38 (2)

    Other
    • Roman, E. (2007). "Alicia Gaspar de Alba," "Ana Castillo," "Cristina Garcia," "Achy Obejas," "Beatriz Rivera," "Helena María Viramontes. The Aunt Lute Anthology of U.S. Women Writers Volume Two: The 20th Century.

    Honors and Awards

    • RICSRE Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Research Institute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University, 2012-2013   
    • RICSRE Graduate Dissertation Fellowship, Research Institute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University, 2011-2012   
    • Mellon Dissertation Fellowship, Stanford Humanities Center, 2010-2011   
    • Ford Predoctoral Fellowship, Ford Foundation, 2007-2010  
    • Beinecke Scholarship, 2004-2010  
    • Future of Minority Studies Mellon Fellow, Cornell University, 6/2010-8/2010  
    • Ernesto Galarza Prize for Excellence in Graduate Student Research, Stanford University, 2009-2010   
    • Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, 2003-2005  
    • Minnie Helen Hicks Premium, Brown University English Department, 2004-2005   
    • Phi Beta Kappa, 2004-2005   
    • Preston Gurney Literary Prize, Brown University English Department, 2004-2005   




  • USC Dornsife Department of English
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway
  • Taper Hall of Humanities 404
  • University Park
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0354
  • Fax: (213) 741-0377