John A. O’Brien Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
Marisel Moreno, the Rev. John A. O’Brien Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, teaches US Latina/o literature. She has written two books: Family Matters: Puerto Rican Women Authors on the Island and the Mainland (2012) and Crossing Waters: Undocumented Migration in the Cultural Production of the Hispanophone Caribbean and Its Diaspora (2022). She co-created the digital project Listening to Puerto Rico and co-curated the exhibit Art at the Service of the People. Since 2010, she has taught CBL courses collaborating with La Casa de Amistad. She received the Indiana Governor’s Award for Service-Learning (2011), the Sheedy Excellence in Teaching Award (2016), and the Rev. William A. Toohey, C.S.C. Award for Social Justice (2019). She presents regularly at Community Engagement Faculty Institute, participated in CSC faculty immersion trip to Arizona (2016) and guided CSC Faculty Immersion trip to Puerto Rico. She will continue working closely with the CSC in strengthening the Spanish CBL program and the links to the local Latina/o community.