Gabriel Lesser is a Ph.D. student in Hispanic Languages and Literatures. He earned his B.A. from Brown University, where he was awarded the Fichter Prize for his honors thesis in Hispanic Studies. His interests include 19th and 20th century humor, visual studies, caricatures, and cartoons in Mexico and Brazil.
Prior to starting his doctorate, Gabriel worked at the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress and helped put together the Handbook of Latin American Studies.