Dr. Ericka Ghersi earned her master’s degree in Spanish Literature and Linguistics from Bowling Green State University (BGSU), Ohio, and got her doctorate degree in Latin American Literature and Society at the University of Florida (UF). She also earned a Latin American Studies Certificate at the Center for Latin American Studies in UF. Dr. Ericka Ghersi is currently working at Santa Fe College, teaching Latin American Humanities courses, and Spanish and Portuguese courses.
Dr. Ghersi has been an active member of the Latina Women’s League. Together with Victoria Condor, organized the Latin American Folktale Series, and her bachelor’s in Mass Communication came handy when helping with the coordination of the Latino Film Festival. Her contacts from Latin America in the film industry helped also to keep up with incoming information on the field.