We are interested in hearing from students wishing to undertake postgraduate level work on Spanish and Latin American Studies at the doctoral level. Please contact one of the supervisors below if you are thinking about applying for a PhD in their subject area.

Dr Jesse Barker’s research focuses on 20th-21st century Spanish literature and culture, globalization, Internet and digital culture, and relations between virtual and physical spaces.

Dr María Sánchez who has experience as a professional translator and interpreter, researches Translation Studies, specifically translation theory and literary translation; audiovisual translation; Interpreting Studies, with a focus on pedagogical issues.

Professor Patience Schell’s research focuses on nineteenth-century Chile and twentieth-century Mexico, including women’s history, the history of science and museums, and the histories of sociability and education.

Dr Trevor Stack has conducted years of anthropological fieldwork in Mexico and, more recently, California, focusing on citizenship and what it means to be a citizen in Mexico and California.

Interdisciplinary Research 
We welcome interdisciplinary research projects involving more than one Department, and staff have experience in interdisciplinary research.