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Saribel Morales-Rivera

Course Title: Introduction to Human Emotion: An Emotional Approach to Critical Thinking & Critical Writing

Saribel Morales-Rivera is currently working towards her PhD on Contemporary European History at UC San Diego. She is also fluent in English, Spanish, and French. Saribel brings her experience as a Teaching Assistant and a Grader for the History Department at UC San Diego for the Race and Ethnicity course series, the Modern Mexico course, and the Pagan Europe and its Christian Aftermath course.


  • PhD in Contemporary European History, with a concentration on Spain, UC San Diego (in process)
  • B.A. in History and Spanish (summa cum laude), Mount Saint Mary’s University (Emmitsburg, Maryland) , May 2018
  • Teaching Assistant for HILD 7ABC: Race and Ethnicity, University of California San 
    Diego, Fall 2019 - Present.
  • Reader/Grader for HILA 132: Modern Mexico, University of California San Diego, 
    Spring Quarter 2019. 
  • Reader/Grader for HIEU 107: Pagan Europe and its Christian AftermathUniversity of 
    California San Diego, Winter Quarter 2019.
  • History Department TA Training, University of California San Diego, Fall Quarter 2018 – 
    Winter Quarter 2019.
  • Intern in Collections and Archives, Baltimore Museum of Industry, Spring 2017 – Fall 
  • Spanish Tutor(faculty-nominated, skill-based), Mount St. Mary's University, Fall 2016 – 
    Spring 2018.
  • Christine Blackshaw and Saribel Morales-Rivera, “Cambio de tiempo/Cambio de memoria histórica: El Ministerio del Tiempo’s Season Two Finale and Felipe II’s Historical Legacy,” Miríada. Forthcoming
  • Luis Javier Pentón Rivera and Saribel Morales-Rivera, “The life and works of Mariano Cubí y Soler: A distinguished Spanish linguist in the1800s,” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies
  • Christine Blackshaw and Saribel Morales-Rivera, “El Escorial’s Pantheon as a Metaphor in Spanish Romantic Discourse,” Hispanic Studies Review. Forthcoming.
  • “The Valley of the Fallen: A Case Study on the Effectiveness of the Governmental Construction of Collective Memory.” Presented at the Phi Alpha Theta Mid-Atlantic 
    Conference, March 2018.
  • “Rejection of Habermas’s Teleological Narrative: A Historiography of the Revisions of the Habermasian Public Sphere,” Moorings, 2018.