José Luis Nogales Baena

Graduate Student in Spanish,
Teaching Fellow in Spanish
718 Commonwealth Avenue, Room B06
BA, Universidad De Sevilla
MA, Universidad De Sevilla
PhD, Universidad de Sevilla


José Luis is from Seville, Spain, where he received a five-year Bachelor degree in Hispanic Philology, an MA in General and Comparative Literature and a PhD in Hispanic Philology at the University of Seville. He loves research, teaching Spanish, and travelling around the world. He has also lived in Barcelona, Sydney and Budapest, and traveled throughout Europe, Russia, Southeast Asia, Argentina, Morocco, and other places.

His main current areas of interest are twentieth and twenty first-century Spanish American literature, in particular Mexico; textual criticism; comparative literature; literary theory, specifically, intertextuality; as well as Colonial Studies (New Spain and the first conquistadores).

José Luis has published academic articles about Sergio Pitol, Jorge Luis Borges and Juan Rulfo’s writings. They can all be accessed via the following link:

Among other projects, he is currently working on a complete critical edition of the Mexican writer Juan Manuel Torres.