William and Mary Professor Wins the Arthur P. Whitaker Prize

Regina A. Root, the Class of 1963 Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, received the prestigious Arthur P. Whitaker Prize from the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies. Professor Root was honored for her book, Couture & Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina (University of Minnesota Press).

This is the second time Professor Root has won the Whitaker Prize. She was honored in 2006 for The Latin American Fashion Reader.

Dr. Root holds a master’s degree in Spanish from the University of Iowa and a Ph.D. in Hispanic languages and literatures from the University of California at Berkeley.

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