College of Arts & Letters Fellow for Research & Creative Activity
Ph.D. in English. University of Texas at Austin.
dissertation: Empire and Americanism: British Representations of Latin America, 1998
M.A. in English. University of Texas at Austin
thesis: Speaking the Native Language: A Tripartite Study of New Orleans Culture, 1994
B.A. in English with Department Honors. Newcomb, Tulane University. New Orleans, 1991
honors thesis: The Religious Ambivalence of Djuna Barnes
Professor Ramirez teaches courses in British literature of the nineteenth and early twentieth century at the undergraduate and graduate level. She also teaches literary theory and seminars in the humanities.
Nineteenth and early twentieth-century British literature, particularly science fiction and fantasy
literary theory (New Historicism, Postcolonial studies)