Dr Pascale Baker completed a BA in English (Postcolonial Literatures) at the University of Kent and an MA in Latin American Studies from the University of Sheffield. Her PhD, also awarded from Sheffield, focused on the subject of banditry in Latin American culture and history, using Mexico as a case study. Dr Baker has worked as a University Teacher at the Universities of Sheffield and Edinburgh, lecturing in the area of Latin American literature and history. Since January 2017 she has been Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Latin American Studies at UCD and is also currently an Honorary Fellow at the University of Sheffield. Her book 'Revolutionaries, Rebels and Robbers: The Golden Age of Banditry in Mexico, Latin America and the Chicano American Southwest, 1850-1950' was published in November 2015 and she has published several other articles in the area of bandit studies and Latin American literature.