Allysha Martin holds a B.A. from Union University (2007), an M.A. from Middlebury College (2008), and a Ph.D. from University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2014) in Modern Languages and Literatures with a specialization in Spanish and a graduate certificate of study in Women’s and Gender Studies. Prior to joining Milligan’s faculty, Martin taught Spanish at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Union University.
Her research focuses on late twentieth-century Latin American women’s narrative with a focus on the role of consumption. Martin grew up in Puerto Rico and has lived abroad in China, Mexico, Chile, and Spain.
Topics of Expertise: Second language acquisition; Social media in the classroom; Consumption and gendered roles of consumption in Latin America; Women’s narrative voices in twentieth-century Latin America