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Monique D. Inciarte, Ph.D.


Ph.D., B.A., University of California, Berkeley;
M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz

Research Interests
Latin American short stories, contemporary Mexican and Central American novels, translation and interpretation theory and practice, 16th century Spanish and colonial Latin American literature, Arabic Spain literature and culture, heterodoxy in literature

Dr. Inciarte teaches courses in The National Hispanic University's Translation and Interpretation certificate program. For more than 12 years, she also taught comparative literature classes at the University of California, Berkeley. In addition to her role in academia, she is a federally certified court interpreter who has served in multiple legal and academic settings in California and Massachusetts for more than 20 years. She has worked in criminal, civil, and immigration court; conferences; social service agencies; and medical offices. Dr. Inciarte has translated documents—on topics ranging from musical theory to medieval law to heresy trials in colonial Mexico—for social service and cultural organizations, attorneys, and universities. Her background also includes experience in the educational sector in Yucatan, Mexico (CONAFE), social work in Boston, and naturalist education for children at Audubon Canyon Ranch.


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