|Department:||Languages, Literatures and Cultures
College of Arts and Sciences
Fritz Culp is a Ph.D. Candidate in Spanish at the University of South Carolina. He completed his B.A. in Spanish from Utah Valley University in 2016. in 2018, he received his M.A. in Spanish from the University of South Carolina. As a Senior Teaching Assistant, he teaches Spanish language, literature, and culture at all levels of undergraduate studies at UofSC.
Fritz’s work explores the material transformations currently taking place in the Andes. His dissertation examines the ecological and ontological impacts of mining-induced development and extractivism in Peru. He was awarded a Bilinski Fellowship (2020-2021) to conduct fieldwork and advance his research on the social outcomes from the Las Bambas Mine in the Apurímac region. He is also the author of the article “Hibridez, letramiento y ecofeminismo: imágenes de resistencia en Hija de la laguna de Ernesto Cabellos.”