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Elena Foulis

Elena Foulis

Elena Foulis

Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University-San Antonio


Areas of Expertise

  • Latin@ Studies
  • Oral history
  • Service-learning
  • Latinx digital heritage


  • Ph.D. Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies. University of Arkansas
  • M.A. Spanish. University of Arkansas
  • B.A. Spanish. The Ohio State University

Dr. Elena Foulis is a student-centered educator with over 15 years of experience in higher education. She is an Ohio State alumnus and holds B.A and M.A degrees in Spanish and Latin American Literature and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies.


Dr. Foulis recently completed her third OER textbook co-authored with Dr. Alexandra Rodriguez Sabogal, called Español en los Estados Unidos: Español en los Estados Unidos – Simple Book Publishing (pressbooks.pub)

She has two book contracts; her first edited book comes out Fall of 2024, titled, Working en Comunidad: Service Learning and Community Engagement with Latina/o/e Peoples in the US, with Arizona Press University. Her monograph, Historias de la comunidad: Bilingual Oral History Archives of Latina/o/e Experiences, is with Ohio State Press University.