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Deisi Cuate

Graduate Assistant

  • Pronouns She/Her/Hers
  • Office Address (Building and Room): Foster Walker, House 6
  • Where do you call home? 
    • New York, NY
  • What do you do at Northwestern?
    • I am currently teaching intermediate Spanish and co-leading the Compass Team at SES. But my full-time job is being ABD in the PhD Spanish & Portuguese Dept.
  • What are you passionate about?
    • Living a healthy lifestyle which includes playing sports (volleyball & basketball), lifting weights, and running.  
  • What are some moments/accomplishments/projects you have been proud of?
    • One of the things I am most proud of is that I curated the Latina/o Studies symposium last year and the outcome of this event was more than I could’ve hoped for. I made some strong connections with great scholars in the field. However, the thing that I am most proud of is that I am the only one in my entire family (including extended) to pursue a PhD  
  • Where can you be found around campus?
    • Primarily in SES, I love the space and the vibes
  • What do you like to do in your spare time?
    • Try new restaurants and travel.