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Skidmore College
World Languages and Literatures

Diana Barnes

Diana Barnes

Senior Teaching Professor of Spanish

Office:  Palamountain 413
Phone: (518) 580-5212


  • Ph.D., University at Albany, SUNY
  • M.A., Washington State University
  • B.A., University of Alaska-Fairbanks

Teaching Interests

  • Spanish language and literature
  • U.S./Mexico border studies
    • Literature from the borderlands
    • Policy impact locally and across the country, at, and far from the southern border

Research Interests

  • Contemporary Peninsular literature, Civil War literature, motherhood, and female identity
  • U.S./Mexico border studies, focused on borderland narrative
  • Immigration policy and its impact locally and across Upstate New York

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