Degrees Granted (HLL) 2000-present

The following table lists chronologically Ph.D. Degrees in Spanish & Portuguese   conferred from 2000 to date (** after title indicates that a copy is on file in the Departmental Library, 5125 Dwinelle).

For degrees granted before 2000, pages are available here:

 

YEARNAMEDISSERTATION TITLEDIRECTOR
2000Álvarez, PilarLa casa y la nación en la escritura de Donoso, Eltit, Skármeta y Allende.Masiello
2000Filipczak de Grynberg, MarekValle-Inclán y la Farsa. Estudio genérico de Tablado de marionetas y La Marquesa Rosalinda.Dougherty
2000Loustau, LauraCuerpos y textos en tránsito: un acercamiento a la literatura latina y latinoamericana en Estados Unidos.Kirkpatrick
2000Rivas, Victor RobertEl testimonio posmoderno de Ali Gómez García: Prototexto del contratiempo.Rabasa
2000Santos, Vivaldo Andrade dosA Figuração Intima da Modernidade: Uma Leitura da Poesia de Carlos Drummond de Andrade.Slater / Kirkpatrick
2000Sosa-Ramírez, ManuelSpanish and Latin American “New Theater.” A comparative study, 1960’s-1970’s.Dougherty
2000Waisman, Sergio GabrielTheorizing Translation: Borges, Displacement, and Irreverence.Masiello
2001A’Ness, Francine MaryThe Production of a National Playwright: Sabina Berman, Her Audience, and the Changing Mexico City Stage.Masiello
2001Barahona Morales, Byron AntonioSurrealismo etnográfico, narrativa de la heterogeneidad y ruptura del significado como dispositivos de la moral en la obra de Miguel Angel Asturias.Rabasa
2001Callahan, Laura MicheleSpanish/English Codeswitching in Fiction: A Grammatical and Discourse Function Analysis.Azevedo
2001Chisholm, KimberlyMaternal Voice in the Fiction of Carmen Martín Gaite.Bergmann
2001Falabella, María Soledad¿Qué será de Chile en el cielo? Poema de Chile de Gabriela MistralRamos / Masiello
2001Galleno, Lucia AngelaLos “Años de la Violencia” en el Perú: Cultura y Representación.Masiello / Dougherty
2001Hamilton, MichelleThe go between in medieval Spanish, Hebrew and Arabic.Faulhaber / Monroe
2001Marsh, CatherineLa negociación de la cultura en una nación sin estado: La producción cultural de la División de Educación de la Comunidad del Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico (1948-1968)Masiello
2001Nones, Alexandra CarolinaMártires del hogar: El inicio de la novelística femenina decimonónica en Venezuela y Puerto Rico.Kirkpatrick
2001Robles-Sáez, AdelaThe Poetic Image: Iconic Relations between Form and Meaning in Spanish Poetry.Dougherty
2001Ticas, SoniaHistoria, feminismo y literatura: Escritoras Salvadoreñas, 1920-1960.Pérez
2002Borge, JasonRepresentations of US Popular Culture in 20th-Century Latin American Narrative.Ramos
2002Ferreira, RocíoCocina eléctica: mujeres, cultura y nación en el Perú decimonónico.Kirkpatrick / Masiello
2002Rodriguez, EusebioNación indómita: delimitación político-literaria en la obra de José Revueltas.Rabasa
2002Guardiola, ChristinaPower and Ideology in Fifteenth Century Castilian Narratives: the Chivalric BiographyNavarrete
2002Romero, OscarScience Fiction and the Critique of Modernity – from the Periphery: A Study of Selected Works y Nineteenth-Century Latin American Writers.Kirkpatrick
2002Surwillo, LisaCopyright and Context: The Intellectual Property of Nineteenth-Century Spanish Theater.Dougherty
2003Lifshey, Adam MichaelSpecters of America Hauntings of a Common Continental Literature.Rabasa / Kirkpatrick
2003More, Anna HerronColonial Baroque: Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora and the Post-Colonization of New Spain.Rabasa / Cascardi
2003Wacks, David AsaFraming Iberia: The Medieval Iberian Frametale Tradition.Faulhaber
2004Demeuse, SarahAesthetic Theory in 20th-century Spain: “Style” in José Ortega y Gasset, María Zambrano and Eugenio d’Ors.Cascardi
2004Munjic, SandaPatriarchal Love Discourse as a Model of Perversion: Violence and Psychoanalysis.Bergmann
2004Banga, FabianBrujos, espiritistas y vanguardistas: la representación del esoterismo y el epiritualismo en las obras de Roberto Arlt, Vicente Huidobro y Ramó Valle Inclán.Masiello
2004Caso, NicolePracticing Memory in Central American Literature: Reflections on History, Space and Language.Rabasa
2004Del Valle, IvonneEscrituras globales y escrituras fronterizas: encuentros y desencuentros de proyectos indigenas y misioneros en las fronteras de la Nueva España.Rabasa
2004Portnoy, SarahThe Incest Ballad of Delgadina: Oral Tradition from Medieval Spain to Latin America.Navarette
2005Cortijo, AdelaidaTeoría política y poder en la literatura medieval castellana (siglos XIII-XV).Faulhaber
2005De Caterina, LindaAntonio Tabucchi y la narrative latinoamericana.Tarica
2005Jeftanovic, AndreaLa representation de la infancia en la literatura ibero-americana contemporanea.Masiello
2005Monder, SamuelFicciones Filosoficas. Narrativa y discurso teorico en la obra de Jorge Luis Borges y Macedonio Fernandez.Masiello
2005Pellegrini, MarceloLa Contemplación de la Muerte. Poeticas del Origen en la Obra de Gabriela Mistral, Jose Gorostiza, Emilio Adolfo Westphalen y Gonzalo Rojas.Masiello
2005Ramirez, Nelson“Novela total” y “Novela joven” en el Perú: ciudad, ideologia e identidad.Tarica
2005Reyna, IvanEl encuentro de Cajamarca: historia de una historia.Rabasa
2005Strolle, MarthaMurder in the Palace: A Brief History.Craddock/Rabasa
2005Barry-Waag, KathleenThe Early Novels of Montserrat Roig: Ramona adéu, El temps de les cireres and L’hora violeta: An Approach to Contemporary Catalonia and Catalan Women Writers.Dougherty
2005Ishikawa, RyusukeJapanese and Chinese Immigrants as Subjects and Writers in the Latin American Literary Map.Rabasa
2005Lledó-Guillem, VicenteLa adopción de las ideas humanistas sobre la lengua en el contexto lingüístico castellano y catalán.Faulhaber/Navarrete
2005Quinn, Mary BeckerNostalgic Identities: Song, Narrative, and the “Moor” in Early Modern Spanish Literature.Navarrete
2006Baler, PabloLos sentidos de la distorsión: Fantasías epistemológicas del neobarroco.Cascardi
2006Costa e Silva, ValeriaA Modernidade nos Tropicos: Gilberto Freyre e os Debates em Torno de Nacional.Passos
2006Purkey, LynnNuevo Romanticismo and the Reception of Russian Literature: Integrating Dehumanized and Social Art.Dougherty
2006Farmer, JuliaThe Macrotextual Poetics of Imperial Disillusionment in Early Modern Spain and Italy.Navarrete
2007Altamirano, NicoleTaking Back the Thread: Revisionist Mythmaking in the Poetry of Spanish Women Writers from the 1920s – 1940s.Bergmann
2007Brenneis, SaraGenre Fusion: The Convergence of Fiction and History in Post-Franco Literature from the Margins.Bergmann
2007Ernst, Kirsten“Rios, pontes e overdrives”: Northeastern Regionalism in a Globalized Brazil.Slater
2007Propson, DrewLandscape in Modern Latin American Literature and Visual Arts.Rabasa
2008Adão, DeolindaAs Herdeiras do Segredo: As Personagens Femininas nos Romances de Inês Pedrosa.Passos
2008Arce, BridgetThe Female Body as Literary Trope in Mexico, the Caribbean and Argentina.Masiello/Rabasa
2008Villamil-Acera, RakhelLa construcción del diálogo teatral en el teatro cómico español (1898 – 1936): el discurso humorístico en el contexto social.Azevedo
2008Melo, Alfredo CesarA (des)construção do povo: Romance experimental e representação do popular na literatura brasileira do suclo XX.Passos/Azevedo
2008Montes, SoniaPoesía indígena contemporánea de México y Chile.Azevedo/Masiello
2008Schoellkopf, SarahBlurring the Binaries: Gender, Framing, Performance, and Memory in Argentina’s
Post-dictatorship Culture.
Rabasa/Brizuela
2008Triplette, StaceyPagans, Monsters, and Women in the Amadis Cycle.Navarrete
2009González, MónicaTransepistemología subalterna en Rubén Darío y José Martí: Estéticas modernistas y modernidades imperialistas en Chile y Nueva York.Ramos/Saldivar
2009Losada, MatthewAvatars of a Binary: Civilization or Barbarism from Sarmiento to Contemporary Spain.Dougherty
2009Moody, SarahModern Form in the Periphery: Poetics, Urban Space, and Gender in Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, 1880-1915.Masiello
2009Sanz, IsraelThe Diachrony of New Mexican Spanish, 1683-1926: Philology, Corpus Linguistics and Dialect Change.Craddock/Azevedo
2009Vialette, AurélieEspacios para la cultura obrera en el siglo XIX español: Literatura, musica, representación.Iarocci
2009Barrios Tinoco, SoniaSobre las formas de nombrar: Construcciones del bandido en America Latina.Rosa/Iarocci
2009Deeny, AnnaCouncuousness Unto Itself: The Convergence of Poetry and Thought in Latin American and U.S. Literature.Masiello
2009Goldgel Carballo, VictorLa experiencia de lo nuevo. Periódicos, moda y literatura en América Latina (1790-1860).Masiello/Ramos
2009Herrera-Gutierrez, YuriLos Demonios de la Mimesis: textualidad de una tragedia en el México posrevolucionario.Rabasa
2009Márquez, Maria FernandaIn Search of the “Pure” Subject: Paul Valery, Jorge Guillén and the Problematic of the Lyric Subjectivity.Dougherty
2009Sullivan, KellyHysterical Discourse and Melodrama in the Novels of Benito Pérez Galdós’s “Contemporary Series”.Iarocci
2010Hiller, AnnaScience and Literary Culture during Spain’s Edad de Plata (1923-1936).Dougherty/Azevedo
2010Bamford, HeatherPre-Modern Iberian Fragments in the Present: Studies in Philology, Time, Representation, and Value.Rabasa/Rodríguez Velasco
2010Daly, TaraRestless Bodies, Unquiet Minds: Poetry, Performance, and Power in the Andean Avant-Gardes.Tarica
2010Rodríguez Corredoira, PatriciaReinventando la identidad española durante la Segunda República: Las misiones pedagógicas y el teatro profesional en las tablas madrileñas.Dougherty
2010Shellhorse, AdamThe Limits of the Letter: The Politics of Representation and Margins in Latin American Vanguard Writings of the 1950s and 60s.Martinho
2010Isern, DoloresGenealogía de la crisis del sujeto moderno desde el Romanticismo de los treinta hasta la Generación de 1898: crisis existencial y temporalidad.Dougherty
2011Ruiz, EduardoEconomy and Rhetoric of Exchange in Early Modern Spain.Navarrete
2011Mesrobian, Lori NoemiBreaking the Pact of Silence: Justice and Memory in the Post-Franco Novel in Catalonia.Iarocci
2011Nemser, Daniel JosephToward a Genealogy of Mestizaje: Rethinking Race in Colonial Mexico.Rabasa
2011Reyes Arias, AlejandroVozes dos Poroes: A literatura periférica do Brasil.Rabasa
2011Valencia, NataliaSpeaking Narratives: Subjects, Voices, and Structures.Brizuela/Azevedo
2011Jose, Alan V.Copyrights and Literature: The Hispanic Perspective.Masiello
2011Mateos,AnaTransatlantic Circuits of Power: A Comparative Study of Late 19th Century Caribbean and Spanish Novels.Dougherty/Iarocci
2011Cantu,Maria GuadalupeWriting on the Edge: Impressions of U.S.-Mexico Border in Rolando Hinojosa’s Estampas del Valle.Rabsa/Passos
2011Hong,Mirian LeeExploring literary negotiations of culture and identity from the journal, Cultural Tropical and how Korean Brazilians construct a hybrid cultural identity.Slater
2011Saslow,Paula SozziRoberto Arlt or the Subversion of Order: Confession, Madness and Modernity in Argentina in the 1920’s and 1930’s.Brizuela
2011Schneider,Caroline LefeberNarrative and (Meta)Physical Paradox in “Grande Sertao: Veredas” and “Pedro Paramo”.Slater
2011Varela,Tanya VEl quiebre de los dogmas: Debate feminista, transgresion y duelo en obras escogidas de Gioconda Belli, Diamela Eltit y Cristina Peri Rossi.Masiello
2012Martinez,Maria JulianaMirar(lo) violento: rebelion y exorcismo en la obra de Evelio Rosero.Brizuela
2012Norberg,Paul GunnarEvading/Invading History: Adolescent Preoccupations with Reality, the Historical Present and Popular Culture in Spanish GenX Narratives.Iarocci
2012Southard,Donna AnnFrancisco Rivero Gil: A Tale of Graphic Othering.Dougherty
2012Young,Allen EBaroque Poetics and the Logic of Hispanic Exceptionalism.Masiello/Iarocci
2012Zander,Jessica SeleneNarratives of Contamination: Representations of Race, Gender, and Disease in Nineteenth Century Cuban Fiction.Iarocci/Ramos
2013Chang,Julia HaeyoonFrom Castus to Casticism: Conceptions of Purity in Modern Spain.Iarocci
2013Ward,Julie AnnSelf, Esteemed: Contemporary Auto/biographical Theatre in Latin America.Masiello/Slater
2013Bottaro,Mayra GiselaTemporalidad y Periodicidades impresas (1750-1870).Masiello/Iarocci
2013Kaneyasu Maranhao,BrennoThe Dialects of Formation and Conformation: the Politics of Fiction in Brazil and Argentina.Cascardi
2014Cordero Sanchez,LuisViaje literario con José Manuel Caballero Bonald y Fernando Quiñones. Oriente-Andalucía-Occidente: una ruta para reimaginar la Andalucía del Tardofranquismo a la Postranasición.Iarocci
2014Pillado,Miguel AngelLa ciudad de una y mil caras. Nociones de Tijuana y la identidad tijuanense.Tarica
2014Salvatierra,Leon AlbertoPolítica y estética del fraude en el modernismo latinoamericano: escritura, canibalismo y perdería en Azul…de Rubén Darío.Del Valle/Rosa
2014Sprinceana,IuliaStaging History in Modern and Contemporary Spanish Drama.Dougherty
2014Becker,Jessica/td>Poetics of Materiality: Medium, Embodiment, Sense, and Sensation in 20th and 21st c. Latin AmericaMasiello/Slater
2014Moheno, MaribelLa Poeta Eres Tú: Estrategias de Auto-Representación de las Poetas Mexicanas de la Segunda Mitad del Siglo XIX.Dougherty
2014Zunguze, JeremiasDivergent Metaphors: The Intertextuality between Guimarães Rosa and Mia Couto.Slater
2015Lopez, RicardoRefashioning the Sociopolitical in Spanish Modernist Literature (1902-1914).Dougherty
2015Ospina Leon, Juan SebastianMelodramatic Modernities: Latin American Serial Fiction and Silent Film Culture, 1914-1929.Brizuela
2016Brune, KristaTranslating Brazil: From Transnational Periodicals to Hemispheric Fictions, 1808-2010Brizuela/Slater
2016Cuellar, ManuelImangining a Festive Nation: Queer Embodiments and Dancing Histories of MexicoTarica
2016Hicks-Barlett, AlaniVows and Violence in the Medieval and Early Modern Chivalric Romances of France, Italy, and SpainHampton
2016Jaramillo, CamiloAmazonia: A Laboratory for FictionBrizuela
2017Diaz Velez, JorgeUna mirada dialéctica a las representaciones discursivas de la invasión estadounidense a Puerto Rico en 1898Del Valle
2017López, Flor IvettArrested History: War and the Social Pact in Contemporary Latin American CultureBrizuela
2017Bailostozky, JacquelineAesthetics of the Surface: Post-1960s Latin America Queer Rewritings of the BaroqueMasiello
2017Zavalza Hough-Snee, DexterAlienation in the Andes: Labor and Cultural Disenfranchisement in Colonial Peru, 1570-1640Del Valle
2017Thomas, Jenelle“Vous êtes hombre de bien”: A study of bilingual family letters to and from colonial Louisiana, 1748-1867McLaughlin