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Yvette Fuentes, Ph.D.

Yvette Fuentes
Associate Professor

NSU's Halmos College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Humanities and Politics

Honors Courses

  • HONR 2010V Latino Voices
  • HONR 1510 Honors Reading Seminar

Honors Engagement

  • Honors course instructor
  • Regularly participates in Honors College activities

Research Focus

  • Spanish Language, Literature and Culture
  • Latin American Literature
  • U.S. Latinx Literature
  • Cuban and Cuban-American Studies


  • Ph.D., University of Miami
  • M.A., University of Miami
  • B.A., Barry University

Dr. Yvette Fuentes teaches a wide range of courses in Spanish language and literature, and in the Humanities, in the Department of Humanities and Politics. Her research and teaching interests include Latin American and Peninsular Spanish Literature, particularly women’s fiction and poetry, U.S. Latinx Literature and Culture, and Cuban and Cuban-American Studies. Her publications have appeared in such journals as Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal, Camino Real: A Multidisciplinary Journal on U.S. Latino Studies, Caribe: Revista de Cultura y Literatura, Hispanic Research Journal, and Letras Femeninas. Dr. Fuentes regularly participates in Honors College activities on campus.

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