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Richard Rosa, Associate Professor

Richard Rosa
Contact Info:
Office Location:  205 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3100
Email Address: send me a message

Office Hours:

Appointments Made Through Karen Pochala-Peck at

Ph.D. Harvard University1996
MAHarvard University1992
B.A.University of Puerto Rico1986
MAUniversity of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus

Modern and Contemporary
Latin-American Studies
Caribbean Studies
European Studies
Comparative Studies: Translation, Travel Narratives, Trans-Culturality
Theories of Value and the Economics of Literature
Theory of the Novel
Research Interests: 19th-21st Centuries Latin American and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures

Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

  • Carmen B. Llenín-Figueroa  
  • Isabel Rios-Torres  
  • León Salvatierra  
  • Carmen B. Llenín-Figueroa  
  • Lucia T. Reinaga  
  • Erin N Laureano  
  • Jessica Jones  
  • Isabel Rios-Torres  
  • Erin N Laureano  
  • Jeannette Acevedo-Rivera  
  • Sonia Barrios-Tinoco  
  • Lucia T. Reinaga  
  • Marisol Negrón  
  • Ericka Beckman  
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Rosa, R, Finance and Literature in 19th Century Latin America (June, 2021)
  2. R. Rosa, Tourism, Nation and Colonialism in Puerto Rico (In preparation)
  3. R. Rosa, El ensayo clásico en Puerto Rico (In preparation)
  4. Rosa, R, Governing Tourism: representation, domination and freedom in Puerto Rico: 1949, Global South, vol. 6 no. 1 (Spring 2012)
  5. R. Rosa, Finance and Literature in 19th Century Latin America (2013), Under Contract: University of Pittsburgh Press
Conferences Organized

  • "Literature, Philosophy and Commercial Society in Europe and Latin America", Co-Organizer, Spring 2005  

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