Òscar O. Santos-Sopena

Professor, Editor, and Researcher in Madrid, Spain

Òscar O. Santos-Sopena

Professor, Editor, and Researcher in Madrid, Spain

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Dr. Santos-Sopena holds a B.A., and M.A., in Foreign Languages and Literatures (English) from Universidad Complutense (Spain), a M.A., in Spanish Language and Literature from The Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.), a Ph.D., Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture - Comparative and Cultural Studies from University of Maryland - College Park, and a Certificate in Arts Administration from New York University (NYU).

Organizes internacional and educational programs, coordinates cultural events, and designs communication, social media and digital marketing strategies to promote several international students services and arts management initiatives.

Dr. Santos-Sopena teaches a diverse variety of Cultural Studies courses. He teaches seminars about film, art, music, history, composition, and literature for Spanish as a Second Language, Hispanic Heritage Speakers, and English Culture and Literature. He is interested in topics such as dream, city, literary theory, and journalism. He has taught a variety of courses about Catalan language, literature, and culture.

As an educator, he holds a very active research agenda in using technology in language, culture, history, film, and literature higher education courses and Applied Linguistics. He is interested in Online, Blended-Hybrid, and e-Learning courses.

Dr. Santos-Sopena’s research interests include Medieval and Classical culture, history, and literature at the Mediterranean and Transatlantic thought. His research specialization is the language, culture, history, and literature of XIV - XVII centuries Iberian Peninsula, especially European Humanism, Renaissance, and Baroque.

Dr. Santos-Sopena is Official Member and Contributor of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language (A.N.L.E.).

  • Work
    • Universidad Politécnica Madrid
  • Education
    • University of Maryland - College Park
    • Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    • UNED