Dr. Eva Santos-Phillips
Eva Santos-Phillips was born in Puerto Rico but has lived in different parts of the USA for most of her life. She received four university degrees, including a B.A. from the University of Puerto Rico and a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of California-Davis. There she specialized in 20th Century Latin American Literature and Civilization. Before coming to teach at UWEC, she taught at Calif. State Univ., Stanislaus and at Calif. State Univ., Hayward. At UWEC, she is a Professor of Spanish and teaches courses on Spanish American literature and civilization, film and literature, and language. She has published on Spanish American literature, film and literature, and the Spanish artist Remedios Varo. Santos-Phillips has many research interests, including how women are represented in different texts (literature, film, and art) and how characters in literature and film are empowered. She also enjoys going to concerts, films, plays, and museums, and traveling with family and friends. She likes reading, entertaining, cooking, and spying on her orchids to see if they will survive.