Ellen Sapega

Faculty Director



301 Ingraham Hall

Educational Background:

PhD, Vanderbilt University


Ellen W. Sapega currently serves as the Faculty Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Institute for Regional and International Studies. Her publications include articles and book chapters on Portuguese modernism, memory, visual culture and commemoration since the late 19th century, Cape Verdean literature, and the contemporary Portuguese novel. She is currently working on a book on visual and literary representations of Lisbon, Portugal, during the late 20th and early 21st centuries.