Silvia Tandeciarz earned her M.A. in English from Stanford University (1988) and her Ph.D. in Literature from Duke University (1995). She has been at the College since 1999.
A specialist in Latin American Cultural Studies criticism, she is particularly interested in Southern Cone cultural production post-dictatorship. Her current research focuses on contemporary visual, spatial, and performative cultural initiatives in Argentina that serve to process and transmit traumatic memories of the last dictatorship. She is also a translator and a poet.