Columbia SPPO

Alberto Medina

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies

Director of Undergraduate Studies

After studying at the Universities of Salamanca, Saint Andrews, and Southern California, Alberto Medina completed his Ph.D. at New York University. He specializes in XVIIIth-century studies, contemporary Spanish literature and film, and transatlantic studies.
He is the author of Exorcismos de la memoria: políticas y poéticas de la melancolía en la España de la transición, and Espejo de sombras: sujeto y multitud en la España del siglo XVIII. His articles have been published in journals such as Hispania, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, Iberoamericana and Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies.

His current projects include a comparative study about the interplay between sexual identities and political transitions in both Spain and Latin America and an analysis of the connections between mysticism, economy and the avant-garde in the context of pre-war Spain.

Office: Casa Hispánica 502
E-mail: am3149@columbia.edu
Telephone: (212) 854-7485
Fax: (212) 854-5322