Matt Johnson, PhD

Assistant Professor


Matt Johnson is an Assistant Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies in the Department of
Communication, Liberal Arts, and Social Sciences. He studies the literatures and cultures of modern Latin America. His research focuses on the dynamic relationship between Latin American cultural production and the social, political, and technological conditions of modern life. His publications study how artists, writers, and filmmakers engage with processes of social transformation during a period stretching from the late nineteenth century to the present. At New Mexico Tech, he teaches language classes and Hispanic Studies courses on topics such as Latinx Literature and Culture and Latin American Cultural History.