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Frederick Aldama, PhD

LASER Founder and Program Director

Distinguished Professor, Department of English and
Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor in the Departments of English and of Spanish and Portuguese. He teaches courses on Latino and Latin American cultural phenomena, including literature, film, TV, music, sports, video games and comic books. Aldama is the author, co-author and editor of thirty books. He is founder and director of the Latinx Space for Enrichment and Research (LASER). He is founder and co-director of Humanities and Cognitive Sciences High School Summer Institute at Ohio State.

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