Octavio Borges-Delgado, Ph.D.

Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish
Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Drexel University

Bio

Octavio Borges-Delgado earned his Ph.D. in Hispanic Cultural Studies from Michigan State University. He is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish in the Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages at Drexel University. His research and teaching examine contemporary narrative representations of Hispanic Caribbean migrations to the United States. An important part of his research focuses on transnational issues of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and national identity concerning migration and postcolonialism in literature and popular (sub) cultures. He has taught courses on Spanish as a second language, Hispanic/Latinx identities, Latin American migrations to the United States, and Hispanic Caribbean literature and cultures.

Research interests

Hispanic Caribbean literature and cultures
Latino/a Studies
Migration Studies
Latin American diaspora
Critical race theory
Gender and sexuality in a global context

Contact

Octavio Borges-Delgado, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish


Department of Global Studies & Modern Languages
Drexel University
Academic Building | 101 N. 33rd Street | Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215.895.1208 | Fax: 215.895.6381
Email: [email protected]