Emily Aguiló-Pérez

Emily Aguiló-Pérez

Assistant Professor
Main Hall 546


  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.A. University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
  • B.A. University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez


  • Children's literature
  • Girlhood studies
  • Latinx studies
  • Children's culture(s)
  • Popular Culture
  • English Language Education

Selected Publications

Articles in Journals

Leaving Home: Stories about Immigration, Migration, and the DiasporaJeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 11.2 : 297-311.  (Winter 2020)

Tweens. In H. Montgomery (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Childhood Studies. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.


Appearing Otherwise: Changing Alice into the Woman of Wonderland. The Looking Glass: New Perspectives on Children’s Literature 18 (1), 2015.



Chapters in Edited Collections


“I—I’m a little girl”: The New Adult in Film Adaptations of Alice in Wonderland. In S. Helff and N. Butt (Eds.), Tantalizing Alice: A Classic and its Adaptations (pp. 101- 114). Germany: Trier Publisher, 2016.


Children’s Book Reviews for Latinxs in Kid Lit

Review of book Rotten! Vultures, Beetles, and Slime: Nature’s Decomposers, written by Anita Sanchez, illus. by Gilbert Ford. Latinxs in Kid Lit. (2020)

Review of the Sarai Book Series (Books 2, 3, & 4), written by Sarai Gonzales and Monica Brown, illustrated by Christine Almeda. Latinxs in Kid Lit. (2020)

Review of book My Papi Has a Motorcycle, written by Isabel Quintero, illustrated by Zeke Peña. Latinxs in Kid Lit. (2019)



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