Beatriz Urrea

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Senior Lecturer, Spanish & Portuguese


(520) 626-3620


Modern Languages 532

Dr. Beatriz Urrea holds a B.A. in Anthropology, M.A. in Comparative Literature, and Ph.D. in Spanish Literature. Her areas of specialization are Spanish Golden Age Literature, and the writings of Spanish mystics. She was born in Puerto Rico and has lived in her native country, Brasil, and Spain, as well as the U.S. She enjoys movies, books, music, dance, photography, and spending time with her son Misha and her son's father, Antxon.


Ph.D. in Spanish Literature, University of Washington

Research Interests: 

Spanish Golden Age, Mystic Writers, LA Film

Courses Taught: 

  • SPAN 251
  • TRAD 103: The Arts and Politics of Latin America
  • SPAN 210: Latin America on Film