Ignacio Corona

Associate Professor | Literatures and Cultures of Latin America
Faculty

Ignacio Corona is an Associate Professor of Mexican and Latin/o American Cultural and Literary Studies. 

Dr. Corona has published extensively in Latin America, the U.S., and Spain.  He is the author of, among other works, “The Cultural Location/s of (U.S.) Latin Rock”, The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media. Eds. M.E. Cepeda, D.I. Casillas. (Routledge, 2016); “The Trans-Pacific Imagination among the Later Modernistas and the Imagined Possibility of East-South Collaboration”, Trans-Pacific Encounters: Asia and the Hispanic World. (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016); “Representación, espontaneísmo y la nueva esfera pública. El caso de #YoSoy132”, Del Internet a las calles: #YoSoy132, una opción alternativa de hacer política. Ed. R.D. Hernández (ContraCorrientes, 2016).

At Ohio State he has received the OHA’s Outstanding Cultural Activism Award, Excellence in Leadership Award, and the COHUM’s Diversity Enhancement Special Recognition. He co-developed the Latino/a Studies Program and has served on the Center for Latin American Studies Advisory Board and the Latino/a Studies Committee. He was featured in Mexico’s Poder y Negocios magazine as one of 100 Mexican scholars and scientists working in the U.S. university system.

Areas of Expertise
  • Mexican and Chicana Literature
  • Contemporary Latin American Literatures and Cultures
  • Discourse Analysis applied to Literature and Political Disco
  • Contemporary Theories of Semiotics and Rhetorics
Education
  • Ph.D., Spanish, Stanford University (1996)
  • Diploma, Universidade de Lisboa (1993)
  • M.A., Spanish, New Mexico State University (1988)
  • Licenciatura in Philosophy, Universidad de Guadalajara (1984)
  • Licenciatura in Psychology, Universidad de Guadalajara (1984)

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(614) 292-8617
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(614) 292-7726
254 Hagerty Hall,
1775 College Rd.,
Columbus, OH 43210