Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latinx Studies
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Oscar González-Barreto, PhD., is an Assistant Professor of Hispanic American and Latinx literature and culture and Film Studies at St. Thomas Aquinas College. He is a former Associate Research Scholar of the Department of Iberia and Latin American Cultures at Columbia University (2014-2017), and former Senior Lector of Castilian-Spanish (and Creative writing) at Yale University's Department of Spanish & Portuguese (2004-2014). He also taught language; Hispanic American literature and films at the rank of T.A. at the University of California, Irvine. Additionally, González-Barreto is a video producer and writer, assisting and working on a series of independent community projects. As a former competitive athlete, he is an avid runner and fan.
Publications & Professional Affiliations
(Book) “Voces y cine en América Latina: El caso de Venezuela.” Lima: FEC., 2011.
Volunteer radio programmer at WPKN 89.5 FM Radio (Bridgeport, CT)
Member, LASA (Latin American Studies Association)
Member, Modern Language Association (MLA)
Member, Foreign Press Association, NY
Member, I.D. Studio Theater in NY
Degrees & Certifications
Ph.D. Spanish (University of California, Irvine)
B.A. in Mass Media Communications (Western State Colorado University, Gunnison, CO)
Licenciatura en Letras (Central University of Venezuela, Caracas)