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Luis Iglesias

Dr. Luis Iglesias

Associate Professor


Luis Iglesias has published on sea fiction and James Fenimore Cooper in journals including Nineteenth Century and American Literature. He is the general editor of Global Crossroads: A World Literature Reader, the textbook used in the ENG 203. He is the historical and scholarly editor of the forthcoming edition of Jack Tier (1846), by J F Cooper. In addition, he organized the Pre-Performance Talk Series, a collaboration with Theatre and is the faculty adviser to USM’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society. He is also the Vice-President of the James Fenimore Cooper Society. Luis Iglesias is the recipient of the 2010 Faculty Senate/University President Award for Junior Faculty Teaching and the 2015 College of Arts & Letters Outstanding Service Award. He has served as the Director of Undergraduate Studies in English, Academic Council Chair, English Department Chair, and the Interim Director of the School of Humanities

  • PHD - Rutgers University-New Brunswick (2006)
  • MA - Rutgers University-New Brunswick (2000)
  • MA - Florida International University (1996)
  • BA - Florida International University (1987)
  • BA - Florida International University (1987)

ENG 314: Popular & Genre Fiction: Science Fiction and Future Days
ENG 470: Studies in Antebellum American Literature (Hemispheric American Writing)
ENG 612: Studies in Genre: World Building: Speculative Fiction and Theory
ENG 672: Topics in American Literature (“Accentos Latinos: Contemporary Latino Literature”)
ENG 770: Seminar in American Literature (“Cooper, Melville, and Twain: The Invention of the American Frontier(s)”)

  • English (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish (Native or Bilingual)

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Areas of Expertise

Early and 19th century American Literature