Margo Chavez was born in Las Cruces and now lives in Santa Fe. She teaches interdisciplinary classes in the Honors College at UNM in Albuquerque. She has taught Spanish and French at the Santa Fe Community College and at Ghost Ranch. Her special interests are literature, intercultural communication, and the history of ideas. One of her favorite things to do is dance and she always wishes she could have been a conga player in a salsa band.