Isabel Kingston is a 2024 graduate of Princeton University, where she majored in Comparative Literature with a focus on texts in Portuguese and Spanish. Her thesis was titled In Search of “Bodies of Rhetoric”: Diamela Eltit’s Lumpérica and the Legacy of Chile’s Disappeared. She is a dancer, violinist, and writer, having choreographed multiple pieces in the styles of contemporary and jazz-funk for BodyHype Dance Company, as well as devising and performing a fifteen-minute dance thesis in spring 2024 entitled Tinieblas. She is passionate about education reform and nineteenth-century English literature, and she hopes to one day complete a novel.


US Student Program – Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award

Education: BA in Comparative Literature / Latin American Studies, European Cultural Studies, Dance, Princeton University

Field of Study: Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Project Title: “English Teaching Assistantship”

Host Institution, Location: Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, School of Education and Social Sciences, Department of Languages and Literature, Leiria

Grant Duration, Starting Date (month): 9 months, starting in October 2024