Rebecca E. Marquis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Modern Languages & Literature—Spanish Program Director

Rebecca Marquis’s teaching and research interests focus on gender, sexuality, identity, and social justice in literature. She has worked with confessional narratives of twentieth-century women writers from Spain and Latin America. Her current...

Portrait of Rebecca Marquis, Associate Professor of Modern Languages & Literature—Spanish Program Director

Contact Information

  • Fall 2018
    Monday: 2:10 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
    Wednesday: 2:10 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
    Friday: 2:10 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

  • 509-313-5583

Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., Hispanic Literature, Indiana University at Bloomington, 2006

M.A., Luso-Brazilian Literature, Indiana University at Bloomington, 2000

M.A., Hispanic Literature, Indiana University at Bloomington, 1997

B.A., Spanish, Certificate in Latin American Studies, Dickinson College, 1995

Courses Taught

Spanish 201/202: Intermediate Spanish

Spanish 301/302: Advanced Spanish

Spanish 307: Survey of Latin American Literature I

Spanish 308: Survey of Latin American Literature II

Spanish 404: Spanish-American Theater

Spanish 480: Jewish Latin American Literature

Spanish 480: Witnessing Injustice: Testimonial Literature in Latin America


Rebecca Marquis’s teaching and research interests focus on gender, sexuality, identity, and social justice in literature. She has worked with confessional narratives of twentieth-century women writers from Spain and Latin America. Her current research focuses on Jewish Latin American literature, specifically how Jewish mysticism informs writing about identity and diaspora in the Americas. She is also working on an English translation of the Mexican novel "Dulcinea encantada."