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Ysamur Flores-Pena

Ysamur Flores-Pena
Associate Professor
Bio/Affiliation: 

Ph.D., MA (Folklore and Mythology) UCLA; MA (Education) Catholic Univ of Puerto Rico; BA (Hispanic Studies) Univ of Puerto Rico

Specialist in African-based religions in the New World

Publications include Santeria Garments and Altars: Speaking Without a Voice (1994); Fit for a Queen: Analysis of a Consecration Outfit in the Cult of Yemaya
Scholarly papers presented at UCLA's Fowler Museum and the St. Louis Museum, among other national and international venues.

 

AWARDS/HONORS: 

Otis Faculty Development Grants: Fall 2013, 2007-08, 2004-05

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