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Guillermo Irizarry

Associate Professor


PhD in Hispanic Literatures - University of Texas at Austin

Areas of Expertise

Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latina/o Literature and Culture. Ethnic studies in an American (hemispheric), context, and diaspora studies.

Contact Information

Office/Hours: Oak Hall 228: T Th, 12:15-2:45pm
Phone: 860-486-3314


Guillermo Irizarry is Associate Professor of Spanish and Puerto Rican/Latina/o Studies at UConn, Storrs. He has held faculty appointments at Bucknell, Brown (Visiting), Massachusetts at Amherst, and Yale. His book, José Luis González: el intelectual nómada (2006), was awarded Puerto Rico’s highest honor for a humanities scholar: “Best Research and Criticism Book” by the Academy of Literature of Puerto Rico. He has published on Latina/o and Latin American cultural production in late modernity, “Post-national Discursive Technologies in Exquisito Cadáver” (Centro), “Cadavers Encountered" (Latino Studies), and “Standing in Cultural Representation" (in The Politics of Performing Latin American Theatre), among other essays.