Collin McKinney

Collin McKinney

Associate Professor of Spanish
Senior Fellow, Languages and Cultures Residential College, Faculty in Residence, Roberts-Trax-Kress Residential Community
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About Collin McKinney

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Cambridge

Teaching Interests

  • Spanish literature and culture, with special emphasis on the nineteenth century
  • Comics and graphic novels
  • Sports and culture

Research Interests

  • The novels of Benito Pérez Galdós
  • Masculinity studies
  • Comics studies

Selected Publications


Mapping the Social Body: Urbanization, the Gaze, and the Novels of Galdós

Spanish Graphic Narratives: Recent Developments in Sequential Art (co-edited with David Richter)


“Gender, Genre, and Retribution in Rayco Pulido’s Lamia: A Historical Novel for the Present Day.” Spanish Graphic Narratives: Recent Developments in Sequential Art (eds. Collin McKinney and David Richter)

"The next best thing?: Introducing Don Quijote as a graphic novel." Spanish Golden Age Texts in the Twenty-First Century: Teaching the Old through the New (eds. Idoya Puig and Karl McLaughlin).

"How to Be a Man." Spain in the Nineteenth Century: New Essays on Experiences of Culture and Society (eds. Andrew Ginger and Geraldine Lawless).


"‘Enemigos de la virilidad': Sex, Masturbation, and Celibacy in Nineteenth-Century Spain.Prisma Social 13 (December 2014): 72-108.

"Men in Black: Fashioning Masculinity in Nineteenth-Century Spain." Letras Hispanas 8.2 (Fall 2012): 78-93.

Further Information

Contact Details


205 Coleman Hall