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Susan McKenna

  • Associate Professor of Spanish

University of Delaware
318 Jastak-Burgess Hall
Newark, DE 19716

(302) 831-3389
Courses Taught

Office Hours

M 1:30 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
W 1:30 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
F 1:30 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.


Susan McKenna is Associate Professor of Spanish and Latin American and Iberian Studies. Her professional interests include nineteenth- and twentieth-century Spanish literature with a specialization in the short story and the Spanish Civil War. She is currently writing a book about Barrie Stavis, an American playwright and journalist who worked in Spain during the civil war. She teaches courses in language, literature, and culture.


  • Ph.D., Hispanic Literature, Indiana University
  • M.A., Hispanic Literature, Indiana University
  • B.A., Spanish and Education, Bucknell University


  • Professor McKenna's articles have appeared in Hispanic Review, Hispanófila, Letras Peninsulares, and Revista Hispánica Moderna. Her book, Crafting the Female Subject: Narrative Innovation in the Short Fiction of Emilia Pardo Bazán, was published in 2011 by The Catholic University of America Press.

Professional Activities:

  • From 2008 to the present she has served on the College of Arts and Sciences Educational Affairs Committee.

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