Francisco Pérez Marsilla is a PhD student in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Graduate Assistant for the Center for Africana Studies.
His current research looks at the interplay of race, origins, diaspora and literature in the Caribbean, paying special attention to its relationship with the US. His articles have appeared in Variaciones Borges, Aula Lírica, and elsewhere. Prior to arriving at Hopkins, he received master’s degrees in Yale and Northern Illinois, and a bachelor’s in Navarra, Spain. He has also taken graduate courses in León, Spain.