Kathleen, Cunniffe, Peña
Faculty & Staff
Kathleen Cunniffe Peña
- Migrant narratives and transnational identities
- World language pedagogy
Dr. Kathleen Cunniffe Peña teaches courses in Spanish language, Hispanic cultures, and Latinx culture in the United States. Her research has focused on migrant narratives and transnational identities, and she has published articles on cosmopolitanism and translational literature. Currently, she is studying narratives related to food and resistance. She has volunteered with immigrant organizations as an advocate, translator and interpreter, and served on the Board of Trustees of a bilingual charter school from 2014-2016. She also translates poetry and film. Her translations of Central American poetry have appeared in the bilingual anthologies Honduras: Women’s Poems of Protest and Resistance (2009-2014) and Women Poets of Costa Rica / Mujeres poetas de Costa Rica, 1980-2020.