Andrea R. Colvin

Associate Professor of Modern Foreign Languages


B.A., University of Delaware
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine


Born and raised in northern Germany, Andrea Colvin came to the United States in 1995. She is currently an Associate Professor of Spanish, where she teaches courses in Spanish language and Latin American literatures and cultures. 

Colvin's main area of research deals with the memory and representation of traumatic experiences, particularly in contemporary narrative from the Southern Cone. She also is interested in the use of the child’s perspective in literature and film as well as representations of the city and the nation. 

She has published two articles as well as an interview with Uruguayan author Mauricio Rosencof. As an undergraduate student, she spent a semester studying at the University of Granada, Spain, and has since traveled to several countries in Central and South America.

Areas of Interest / Expertise

20th Century Latin American Narrative (Southern Cone)

Contact Info


University Hall #210
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3682