Natalie Kubasek is a doctoral student in American Literary Studies at the University of New Mexico. Her focus is on Chicano/a Literature, and she will be writing her dissertation on Chicana feminist performance art and theater. Ms. Kubasek is also the recipient of UNM’s 2011-2012 Latino/a Graduate and Professional Student Fellowship. She received her B.A. in English Literature and Language at Whittier College in Whittier, CA and an M.A. in English at Simmons College in Boston, MA.