Hispanic Studies has seven permanent members of staff, all of whom are active researchers and share interests in issues of representation and cultural studies. The following permanent members of staff are assisted by a number of part-time colleagues, several of whom are also active researchers.
Dr Miriam Haddu focuses on Mexican cinema and visual arts, postmodern geographies in Latin American film and feminist studies.
Dr James Clifford Kent's research involves work in the field of Cuban visual cultures, in particular film and street photography with a focus on the city of Havana.
Professor Abigail Lee Six is concerned with Spanish prose fiction from 1850 to the present day with a particular interest in feminism, Spanish Gothic and gender studies.
Dr Arantza Mayo’s research interests lie in the area of Hispanic Golden Age literature and visual arts, including Colonial America, as well as in 20th-century Bolivian literature and Latin American political poetry;
Dr Richard Pym's research involves pioneering work in the field of Golden Age Spanish society, literature and art, including a historical study of early modern Spain’s gypsies.
Dr Sarah Wright researches modern and contemporary Spanish culture, theatre and film.