Luz Adriana Mueller – Short Bio
Luz Adriana is a current graduate student in the Spanish Master’s program at George Mason University. She graduated with recognition with a B.A. in Foreign Languages – Spanish from George Mason and a minor in Latin American Sutdies, was elected to its chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and received the award for Excellence in the Spanish Major from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages in the spring of 2018. She also received the 2018 Ramón Planas Award for graduate study in 2018 and the 2018-2019 CHSS Graduate Summer Research Fellowship to conduct research on children’s literature and media in the context of the Colombian armed conflict and the framework of education for peace initiatives. Luz currently serves as co-editor of the University’s Hispanic Culture Review.
Luz has presented papers at the Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association Conference 2018, the 2019 Graduate Portuguese and Hispanic Symposium (GRAPHSY) at Georgetown University and the 2019 School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures Graduate Colloquium at the University of Maryland. Her research interests include Latin American and Spanish Peninsular Literatures, Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Spanish Sociolinguistics.