Emily Kuffner

Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A. Spanish, University of New Orleans
M.A. Romance Languages, University of New Orleans
Ph.D. Spanish, University of California Davis

Academic interests: Golden Age (16th and 17th century) Spanish Literature, Women Writers, the Picaresque novel, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Prostitution in literature.


  • Fictions of Containment in the Spanish Female Picaresque: Prostitution and Architectural Space in the Early Modern Mediterranean (Amsterdam University Press, 2019).
  • "En el tocar está la virtud: The Eros of Healing in La Lozana andaluza" La corónicaVol. 45.2, (Spring 2017).
  • "Time, Gender, and Nonhuman Worlds" co-authors: Dyani Johns Taff, Elizabeth Crachiolo, in Attending to Early Modern Women: It's About Time.  (Amsterdam University Press, 2018).
  • "What can Renaissance Studies Teach us about Inclusivity?" Headwaters: A CSB/SJU Faculty Journal. (Spring 2017).