Sarah Thomas joined Brown's faculty in 2013, after receiving her Ph.D. from New York University's Department of Spanish and Portuguese. She works on contemporary fiction and film from Spain, with a secondary interest in Latin American cinema. Her research is especially concerned with cultural production emerging from (post)-dictatorship societies in the Spanish-speaking world. She has published on literature and film from Spain, Peru, and Argentina. Her first book, Inhabiting the In-Between: Childhood and Cinema in Spain's Long Transition, is under contract with the University of Toronto Press Iberic series.