University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Faculty - Tina Escaja

Tina, Escaja Director, Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies and Professor of Spanish

  • Ph.D. /Doctorado Latin American and Spanish Literature (19th-20th Century Poetry) University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (UPENN), PA.
  • Licenciatura (Filología Hispánica), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
  • C.V. (PDF)
Area of expertise

20th/21st Century Spanish and Latin American Poetry; Gender Studies; Turn-of-the-Centuries Literature, Society, and Digital/Media

Contact Information
Phone: (802) 656-xxxx

Office Hours: MWF 1:00-2:00

Website:Faculty Website

Tina Escaja: Professor of Spanish and Director of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies. She has published extensively on gender, technology and representation at the turn-of-the-twentieth-century and their connections with the current turn-of-the-millennium in Latin America and Spain. Her scholarly books include the monograph Salomé decapitada: Delmira Agustini y la estética finisecular de la fragmentación (2000) and the edition of essays Compromiso e hibridez: Aproximaciones a la poesía hispánica contemporánea escrita por mujeres. (2007). As a teacher and scholar, she has won the coveted Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award (2013) and the Dean’s Lecture Award for excellence in teaching and research (2010). Escaja is also an awarded poet, writer and digital artist. Her poetry has been translated into six languages and has appeared in literary collections around the world. Some of her digital work can be experienced at

Prof. Escaja has served as Vice-President and President of the International Association of Hispanic Women's Literature and Culture (AILCFH), and is currently President of ALDEEU (Association of Spanish Professionals in America), Contributor to ANLE (Spanish Language Academy in the USA), and Vice-President of Red Poppy, a non-profit dedicated to promoting Latin American poetry in the United States.

Prof. Escaja has been distinguished with the University Scholar Award at UVM (2015-2016)