Associate Professor of Spanish
Degrees: Ph.D.. University of Toronto
Expertise: Spanish language, culture and literature
Antonio Perez-Romero is a native of Cuenca, Spain; he studied in Spain, England, France, and Canada where he received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in 1988. He has been teaching language, culture and literature courses in the United States since 1992, and is the author of Subversion and Liberation in the Writings of St. Teresa of Avila (1996), The Subversion Tradition in Spanish Renaissance Writing (2005), and of several articles on Spanish mystical writings and Golden Age literature. At
present, Professor Perez-Romero is preparing a book about the concept of womanhood in Early Modern Spain and researching the lives and works of women playwrights of the Baroque era for future critical publications.