Ph.D., University of California, San Diego (Literature)
M.A., University of California, San Diego (Spanish Literature)
B.A., North Carolina State University (World Literature and Music)
Latin American Literature
Comparative Caribbean Literature (Spanish, English, French)
US Latinx Literature
Film in Latin America
Multi-Ethnic American Literatures
Latin American Political Economy
Thornton and Ubiera, "The Problem of Race and Nation in Dominican Studies". The Politics of Race, Class and Nationalism in the 21st-Century Caribbean. Forthcoming, University of Georgia Press.
Thornton, B. J., & Ubiera, D. I. (2019). Caribbean Exceptions: The Problem of Race and Nation in Dominican Studies. Latin American Research Review, 54(2), 413–428. DOI: http://doi.org/10.25222/larr.346
Ubiera, D.I.. "An Introduction to Afro-Dominican Studies." The Routledge Handbook of Afro-Latin American Studies. Edited by Bernd Reiter.