Josefina Lopez

Josefina López

Ph.D. in Early Modern Peninsular Studies (U. of Kentucky)
Visiting Assistant Professor

Office: Greene Hall 532
Phone: (336) 758-3953

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Josefina López received her Ph.D. in Early Modern Peninsular Studies (U. of Kentucky), her M.D. (U. Central of Venezuela), and a B.A. in Letters (U. Catholic Andres Bello). Her area and research interests are focus in Early Modern Peninsular Mystical and Religious/Convent Literature, mainly author: Teresa of Avila; Early Modern Peninsular Medicine; Orality-Aurality and Literacy; Theory of Communication; Reception and Performance Studies; Gender Studies; Spanish for Health Professionals. She has published several articles and books. She just edited Los cinco sentidos del convento: Europa y el Nuevo Mundo (UCAB 2010). Her book Oralidad, performance and recepción en Santa Teresa de Jesús is under revision for publication, and also she is currently working on a book about Saint Teresa’s reception in pop culture. Another book in progress: Spanish for Health Professionals: Interprofessional and Communicative Approach. She is also part of the group of Interprofessional Education, Research and Practice Working Group in Health Care at U. of Kentucky (IPERP). She is a poet with publications in most continents; President of La Casa del Poeta.