Alysa Schroff is a Ph.D. candidate in Hispanic Literatures. She completed her bachelor's degree at the University of Wyoming and holds a Master's degree in Hispanic Literatures from Indiana University. Her international education includes courses at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and 17, Instituto de Estudios Críticos in Mexico City. Her research interests encompass the fields of 19th and 20th century Mexican literature, women's studies, gender and queer theories, modernismo, and the avant-garde. She is currently working on her dissertation, titled "Women Writers of Mexico's Cultural Revolution: Fashioning Womanhood, Modernity, and the Avant-Garde (1920-1940)."