José Ignacio Álvarez-García
Dr. José Ignacio Álvarez, Assistant Professor of Spanish, joined the faculty in 2008. He holds a Ph.D. in Spanish Literature from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. His areas of specialization include contemporary Spanish literature, gender studies, and cultural studies. He is currently working on two articles. The first concerns the image of the bullfighter and the other deals with the representation of problematic masculinities in the context of national crisis. A native of Madrid, Álvarez is interested in traveling and is particularly intrigued by the new metropolises that are developing right now.