Carlos Riobó

Acting Executive Officer, Ph.D. program – Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures, Graduate Center, CUNY

Carlos Riobó (Ph.D., Yale University) is the Acting Executive Officer of the Ph.D. program in Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures (LAILaC) at the Graduate Center, CUNY, the GC’s Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Concentration in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Professor of Latin American Literatures and Cultures at the GC and City College of New York. He is also Professor of Comparative Literature at CCNY, the former Chair of his Department of Classical and Modern Languages & Literatures (2012-2019), and the current Chair of the Humanities and Arts Divisional Council (CLAS). His research interests include nineteenth and twentieth-century Cuban and Argentine literature and cultures. Some of his publications include: Caught between the Lines: Captives, Frontiers, and National Identity in Argentine Literature and Art (University of Nebraska Press, 2019) Sub-versions of the Archive: Manuel Puig’s and Severo Sarduy’s Alternative Identities (Bucknell University Press, 2011); Cuban Intersection of Literary and Urban Spaces (SUNY Press, 2011); and Handbook of Contemporary Cuba: Economy, Politics, Civil Society, and Globalization, with Mauricio Font (Paradigm Press, 2013).