Jeanne Gillespie

Professor of Spanish

Jeanne Gillespie is Professor of Spanish and Associate Dean. Her latest publication is Women's Voices and the Politics of Spanish Empire: From Convent Cell to Imperial Court, a collection of essays coedited with Jennifer Eich and Lucia Guzzi Harrison. Her current research examines Amerindian accounts of exploration and conquest throughout Mesoamerica. She is also working on a collection of oral Isleño texts that reflect life and language in South Louisiana's Spanish-speaking communities.