Alison Posey

PhD Student
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Ph.D., Spanish, University of Virginia (expected 2020)

M.A., Spanish, University of Virginia (2017)

B.A., Spanish and Hispanic Studies, Hobart and William Smith Colleges (2015), summa cum laude

Research Interests

  • Women’s issues in modern Latin America, especially Perú
  • Contemporary Spanish and Latin American female novelists
  • Contemporary literary theory
  • Gender studies
  • Comparative literature studies


  • SPAN 1060 (Fall 2016-present)
  • SPAN 2010 (Fall 2015, Spring 2016)

Grants & Awards


Member, Sigma Delta Pi

Charles Gorden Reid Fellowship, Summer 2016

Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation Grant, Spring 2016


Member, Phi Beta Kappa

Awarded HWS Faculty Scholarship, 2011-2015