Full Year Sabbatical, granted by Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, Florida Atlantic University (FAU), 2011-2012.
Nominated for OWL Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentoring, FAU, 2010.
Scholarly and Creative Accomplishment Fellowship, granted by the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, FAU, 2009-2010.
University Award for Excellence and Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching, FAU, 2008.
Scholarship, Creative Accomplishment and Teaching Development Award, granted by the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, FAU, 2006.
Scholarly and Creative Accomplishment Fellowship, granted by the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, FAU, 2005-2006.
Machado Sáez, Elena. The Market Aesthetics of Caribbean Diasporic Historical Fiction. [In Progress]
Raphael and Elena Machado Sáez. The Latino/a Canon and the Emergence of
· Richard Pérez in the review essay “Emerging Canons, Unfolding Ethnicities: The Future of U.S. Latino/a Literary Theory.” Centro 22.2 (Spring 2010).
· Michelle Johnson Vela, Camino Real 3 (2010): 189-190.
· Margarita Castromán Soto in Sargasso 2008-2009.1: 179-182.
· Laura Halperin in Latino Studies 7.3 (September 2009): 400-402.
· Carmen Ruiz-Castaneda in Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal 6.1 (Spring 2008).
· Marta Caminero-Santangelo in MELUS 33.1 (Spring 2008): 174-176.
Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals
“Dictating Desire, Dictating Diaspora: Junot Díaz’s Oscar Wao as Foundational Romance.” Contemporary Literature 52.3 (November 2011): 522-555.
“Reconquista: Ilan Stavans and the Indigenous Other in Multiculturalist Latino Discourse.” Latino Studies 7.4 (Winter 2009): 410-434.
(Be)Longing: Filling the Void of History in Andrea Levy’s Fruit of the Lemon.”
“Postcoloniality, Atlantic Orders, and the Migrant Male in the Writings of Caryl Phillips.” Small Axe: A Journal of Criticism 9.1 (March 2005):
“The Global Baggage of Nostalgia in Cristina Garcia’s Dreaming in Cuban.” MELUS 30.4 (Winter 2005): 129-147.
“The Routes of Global Nostalgia
in Cristina Garcia’s Dreaming in Cuban.” Sargasso: A Journal of
Chapters in Edited Collections
“Teaching Brathwaite’s MR within a Caribbean Fabulist Tradition.” Approaches to Teaching Kamau Brathwaite. Ed. Elaine Savory.
Co-author with Raphael Dalleo. “Canon Formation.” In Routledge Companion to Latino/a Literature. Eds. Frances Aparicio and Suzanne Bost, 385-395. New York: Routledge, 2012.
“Worth the Wait for Wondrous
Tale.” Rev. of The Brief Wondrous Life of
Oscar Wao by
“Globalization Bringing Us
Closer.” Rev. of A Handbook to Luck by
“A Family’s Bonds of Love,
Money.” Rev. of Love and Ghost Letters by
“Hemingway as Proxy for
“Cigar Roller’s life goes up in
smoke.” Rev. of The Cigar Roller by Pablo Medina,