Classics and Modern Languages

Luciano Cruz, Ph.D.

Teaching Professor, Spanish

Luciano Cruz, Teaching Professor, holds a PhD from the University of Kentucky in Spanish American Literature. His dissertation, Image, Expression, and Meaning of the “mulato” in Four Moments of Cuban Literature (2008), explores the intersection of Literature, race and national identity in Cuban literature from the XIX and XX centuries. 

His research interests cover19th, 20th and 21st centuries Cuban and Latin American Literatures and Cultures, post-colonial studies and intellectual history.