Carlos Martinez

English Teacher

Carlos Martinez is from San Antonio, TX and received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas in San Antonio in the spring of 1998. He received his doctorate from Brandeis University in 2012. His dissertation entitled Cormac McCarthy and the American Absurd is a monograph on the author that treats themes associated with Southern and Southwestern American Literature. He has taught writing and literature courses at Purdue University, Brandeis University, Wheelock College, Boston University, Framingham State University, and Newbury College. His new writing project, an extension of his work on the dissertation, is titled Cormac McCarthy’s Mexico and uses archival research to examine McCarthy’s evolving representation of the US Mexico border.

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