Gwen Kirkpatrick

Gwen Kirkpatrick is Professor and Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Georgetown University. She specializes in Latin American literature and is the author of The Dissonant Legacy of Modernism, co-author of Women, Culture and Politics in Latin America and has edited and co-edited several volumes, most recently Estar en el presente  with Enrique Cortez.  Her current areas of interest are visual culture, women’s literature, and poetry.  She is a graduate of the University of Alabama (BA) and Princeton University (PhD).