About Me

Alejandra Zambrano, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

I am an professor and researcher of Latin American Literature and Creative Writing in the Department of Social Sciences and Humanities at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito. My current research focuses on the history of Ecuadorian Children’s Literature and community-based arts pedagogies. Some of the undergraduate classes I teach are: Ecuadorian Poetry, Poetry and Film, Children’s and Youth Literature, Ecuadorian Children’s Literature, Brazilian Literature, Introduction to Fiction, Oral History and Digital Storytelling, and Literary Essay.