Gustavo O. Geirola

Program Advisor of Latino Studies
Professor of Spanish
Department of Modern Languages

562.907.4200, ext. 4314
ggeirola@whittier.edu

Academic History

B.A., Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Academic Interests

Spanish and Latin American Literature, Theatre, Cinema, Television, Popular Culture; Gay and Lesbian Studies, Semiotics, and Psychoanalysis

Professor Gustavo Geirola's expertise lies in various aspects of Latin American lifestyle and culture, with a special emphasis on theater. He has participated in numerous dramatic productions, as both actor and director; is widely published in both academic and non-academic journals, with topics ranging from trends in Latin American theater and performance to gay and lesbian identities in Latin American communities. He recently presented a series of workshops in Latin America on the topic of "Theatre, Pedagogy, and Psychoanalysis."