Samantha Solis

PhD Candidate


Samantha Solis is a PhD candidate in the English Department whose work focuses on brownness and latinidad in contemporary American literature and culture. They are a coordinator for the Latinx Literary Reading Group (LLRG) and a member of UCLA’s Diversifying the Classics project. They have worked on a graduate student team crafting narratives about LA County parks, as part of a collaboration between LENS and the LA County Department of Parks and Recreation. Additionally, they work on the writing team for LA 2050, a LENS speculative film project.