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Larraitz Ariznabarreta is Assistant Professor at William Douglass Center for Basque Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her fields of research deal with the analysis of various expressions of Basque culture and its relations with power. She is the author of the books Martin Ugalde: Cartografías de un discurso (Ekin. Buenos Aires, 2015) and Notes on Basque Culture: The aftermath of epics (CLAEH, Montevideo, 2019). She is also the editor of several volumes. Her last articles include “Women Bertsolari’s Presence in a Sort of History’s Comeback” [ Female Improvisational Poets: Challenges and achievements in the Twentieth Century (CBS Press, 2019)]; “Txirrita, euskal kultura eta Berri Txarrak globalizazioen aurrean” (UD, 2020); and “Founding Fathers, Patrons, Mothers, and other Bertso School Groupies” (2020).


  • Ph.D., International and intercultural studies, Universidad de Deusto, 2013
  • M.A., Pedagogical aptitude, Universidad de Deusto, 2007
  • M.A., Basque language and literature, Universidad de Deusto, 2002