Marta Boris Tarre, is originally from Barcelona and holds a doctorate in Romance Languages from the University of Alabama with a specialization in Iberian literature culture and language. She is currently an assistant professor of Iberian studies at the University of Idaho where she teaches Iberian literature, cinema and courses such as Spanish for the professions and medical Spanish. Her interests research are: Hispanic cinema and literature twentieth and twenty-first centuries, female migrations, trafficking of women for sexual exploitation, cultural perceptions between the West and Middle East and religious conversions, for which she has several publications in journals. She is part of the editorial board of Puente Atlántico, where she has also published. Professor Boris Tarré has over twelve years of experience teaching Spanish language, literature and culture at all levels.