Verónica was born in Juarez, México and was raised in Albuquerque, NM. She received her M.A. in Hispanic Literature and her Ph.D. in Spanish (Chicano and Latino Literature) from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. Her research and teaching interests include Chicano and Latino literature, Immigration studies and film and the construction of identity in contemporary literature. She is passionate about teaching current topics in United States and Latin America culture and society. She truly believes in mentoring her students to the best of her knowledge to make their learning experience a successful one at Gettysburg College. She hopes that her students eventually pursue a graduate degree in the near future.


Verónica  Calvillo

Verónica Calvillo
Associate Professor, Spanish

Phone: (717) 337 - 6867

Box: Campus Box 0411

Address: McKnight Hall
Room 36 A
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400

BA University of New Mexico,
MA University of New Mexico,
PhD University of New Mexico,

Academic Focus:
Latina/o and Chicana/o literature and studies