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Alma Garcia-Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Alma Garcia-Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer of Spanish, Coordinator for Spanish 1000/2000 Levels

Department of Languages
Office: 310 Strode

Ph.D. in Spanish, University of Florida (2017); M.A. in Spanish, St. John's University; B.A. in Spanish, St. John's University

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. García Rodríguez is a Lecturer of Spanish and the Coordinator for the Spanish 1000-2000 courses. Dr. García Rodríguez earned her B.A and M.A in Spanish-American Literature from St. John's University in Queens, NY. She later earned her Ph. D. in Spanish-American Literature from the University of Florida, focusing on the Hispanic Caribbean literature from the XX and XXI Centuries. At Clemson University, she has taught multiple courses in Spanish. These include: Elementary Spanish I and II, Intermediate Spanish I and II, Intermediate Spanish Conversation and Composition, Introduction to Hispanic Literary Forms, Hispanic Fiction, Pre-Columbian History through Modern-Day Latin America and Contemporary Hispanic Culture.


Selected Professional Works

Journal Articles & Book Chapters (Published)

“San Juan como una contranarrativa neobarroca de la hegemonía nacional en Sol de medianoche de Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá”. Hispanic Journal, Vol 43, no. 2 fall 2022, p. 75-93.

“Santo Domingo in Rita Indiana Hernández’ La estrategia de Chochueca.” The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Urban Literary Studies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2018,

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