Alison Posey

PhD Student
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(on leave)

Alison Posey is on a leave of absence in Spain for the 2017-2018 academic year.


Ph.D., Spanish, University of Virginia (projected 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–spring 2017

SPAN 2010, Fall 2015–spring 2016

Grants & Awards


  • Member, Sigma Delta Pi
  • Charles Gorden Reid Fellowship, Summer 2016
  • Center for Global Innovation and Inquiry Grant, Spring 2016


  • Member, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Awarded HWS Faculty Scholarship, 2011-2015