Sarah Papazoglakis is a PhD Candidate in Literature with designated emphases in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies and Latin American and Latino Studies. Her dissertation is called "Doing Good, Behaving Badly: Fictions of Philanthropy in the Americas" and examines how modern notions of--and narratives of--philanthropy that originate in the United States have developed historically within conditions of slavery, multinational corporate expansion, and imperialism in the American hemisphere. She has an MA in Literature from American University, Washington, DC and a BA in Spanish and Comparative Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.