Title: Associate Professor of Spanish, Director of Foreign Study
Office: Basil 108
Phone: (585) 385-7221
Education: Ph.D., University of Iowa
Dr. Costello specializes in contemporary Latin American literature. Her research interests include contemporary fiction of the Spanish Caribbean, Latin American popular culture, and the intersections between Caribbean music and literature. She is also interested in popular music studies and music theory.
Most recent publication: Book chapter, “The Music, the Artist, and the Aficionado,” in This Shipwreck of Fragments: Historical Memory, Imaginary Identities, and Postcolonial Geography in Caribbean Culture and Literature, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.