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Dr. Gabriel Horowitz

Associate Professor of Spanish


Ph. D.  In Romance Languages and Literatures - Spanish
University of Michigan, August 2014
Dissertation:  Fantasies of Independence and Their Latin American Legacies
(Director:  Gareth Williams)

B.A. in Philosophy and Spanish, Magna Cum Laude
State University of New York at Buffalo, June 2004

Research Interests

19th, 20th, and 21st - Century Latin American Literature and Culture
The Conceptual History of Nature
Political Romanticism
Nation-State Formation


As an undergraduate at SUNY Buffalo he edited and published the poetry journal Poems for Scott Norwood.  He is the author of Nature Fantasies: Decolonization and Biopolitics in Latin America (Buckness University Press, 2023) and articles such as "The Natural History of Latin American Independence," published in CR:  The New Centennial Review, and "Paraguayan Realism as Cruelty in Gabriel Casaccia's El guajhu," in Authoritarianism, Cultural History and political Resistance in Latin America:  Exposing Paraguay.