Congratulations to Kelvin Durán Berríos on successfully defending his dissertation and becoming Dr. Durán Berríos

Titled UNA SONDA HACIA EL VACÍO: "LO ONDO i LO DESATADO," Kelvin Durán's PhD dissertation was successfully defended on August 2, 2022. His committee included Prof. Aurea María Sotomayor (Thesis Director), Prof. Francisco José Ramos (External Examiner, Institute of Hispanic Buddhist Studies), and Professors Juan Duchesne-Winter and Elizabeth Monasterios (Internal Examiners). Kelvin's dissertation offers the first comprehensive study of Contemporary Puerto Rican poet Joserramón Meléndes. We wish him all the best in the next steps of his academic career!