Alexandra Saum-Pascual is Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of California, Berkeley, where she teaches Contemporary Spanish Literature and Culture (20th and 21st Centuries) and Electronic Literature (Digital Humanities). She is also part of the Executive Committee of the Berkeley Center for New Media. Prof. Saum-Pascual received her Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies at the University of California, Riverside, previously completing a Masters of Spanish and Foreign Language Pedagogy at the University of Delaware. Her academic work has been published in Spain, Mexico and the United States. Her digital artwork has been exhibited in galleries and art festivals in the United States and abroad, and she has also curated digital art and literature exhibitions. She is currently completing a manuscript on electronic literature in Spain.