Judit Fuente Cuesta
Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish
Modern Languages and Classics
Judit Fuente Cuesta is originally from Briviesca, the North of Spain. She came to the United States in 2011 and completed her M.A. in Spanish Literature and Linguistics at Western Michigan University in 2013, where she was awarded the Graduate Research and Creative scholar Award. In August 2018 she successfully defended her dissertation Affect, Power and Celebrities in Spain (1939-2015): Spanish Women as Embodiment of the Nation at Michigan State University. The Department of Romance and Classical Studies at Michigan State University recognized and celebrated her intent to promote excellence in learning by awarding her the Outstanding Teaching Assistant in Spanish Award in 2017.
Judit Fuente Cuesta's research specializes in 20th-21st Century Spanish Literature, Film, Television, Gender Studies, and Popular Culture.
She is currently an Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish and the Spanish Coordinator for 100-200 level classes.
Ph.D. in Hispanic Cultural Studies, Michigan State University
M.A. in Spanish Literature and Linguistics, Western Michigan University
Michigan State University