BiographyDr. Clara Oropeza is Professor of English Composition and Literature at Santa Barbara City College. Her research brings comparative mythology to literary studies and cultural theory. She is the author of several essays, most recent "The (Mal)Creation of Food the Monsanto Way: Returning a Mythic Sensitivity to Food Production." She received her BA and MA in English Literature from California State University, Los Angeles and her PhD in Mythological Studies with emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Modernism, Latin American literature, literary studies, comparative mythology, and cultural theory.
Clara lives, writes, reads and plays in Santa Barbara, California.
By: Clara I. Oropeza
Interview in Santa Barbara Independent with Dr. Clara Oropeza on Nin in the 21st Century.