Faculty and Staff

Grisel Maduro

Professor • Department of Language, Lit, Culture, and Writing

I joined William Paterson in 2000 and I teach in Languages and Culture Department and also in the Latin American and Latino Program. My teaching and research focus on contemporary Latin American , Caribbean and Puerto Rican literature.

Other Interests

Sexuality, gender and cultural studies.

Languages (other than English)



PhD Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures, CUNY Graduate Center New York, NY


Contemporary Latin American, Caribbean and Puerto Rican literature

Notable Courses Taught

Introduction to Latin American and Latino Studies.
Advanced Spanish Grammar
Literary Analysis and Research Methods.
Gateway to Spanish Proficiency
Caribbean Culture and Literature of the Twentieth Century
Race, Slavery and The Black Experience in Latin American Literature
Nineteenth/Twentieth Century Latin American Women Writing
Puerto Rican Literature Since 1898.
Modern Latin American Drama.
The Modern Literature of Latin America.
Narratives of Mexican Revolution.
Contemporary Dominican Literature.
The Novel of Latin America.
Modernismo: Prose and Poetry.
Seminars in Latin American Literature

228 Atrium

Thursday 2:00 -3:00 personal and by Zoom by appointment