Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies


Esther Whitfield received a B.A. in Modern Languages from Oxford University in 1994 and a Ph. D. in Romance Languages & Literatures from Harvard University in 2001. She taught for a year as a lecturer in Harvard's Program in History and Literature before joining the faculty of Brown's Department of Comparative Literature in 2002. She teaches courses on Latin American, Caribbean and European literature.

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