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About Mark J. Mascia

Mark J. Mascia, Ph.D., is Associate Professor and Spanish Coordinator in the Department of Languages and Literatures at Sacred Heart University. He received a B.A. (summa cum laude) in Spanish with a minor in Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.A., M. Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University (Department of Spanish and Portuguese). He joined the Sacred Heart University faculty in 1999.
His research interests include Golden Age Spanish Literature (prose, poetry, and theatre of the 16th and 17th Centuries), 20thCentury Latin American Poetry, and the 20thCentury Spanish Novel. He has taught a wide variety of classes in Spanish at all levels, and has developed new courses in the major, among them the Society of Golden Age Spain and Spanish Golden Age Literature.

He has published numerous articles in scholarly journals, including The Romanic Review, Romance Notes, Hispanic Journal, and Letras Peninsulares, among others.


1999 - Present Associate Professor Spanish, Sacred Heart University Languages and Literatures

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1988 - 1992 B.A. Spanish (major); Anthropology (minor), University of Pennsylvania
M.A., M. Phil., and Ph.D. Spanish and Portuguese, Columbia University ‐ Department of Spanish and Portuguese

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College of Arts and Sciences 


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Peer-Reviewed Articles (17)