Nina Molinaro

Associate Director of the Honors Program

nina.molinaro@colorado.edu • 303-492-6727

Nina Molinaro graduated from Scripps College with a B.A. in Honors Comparative Literature in 1982. She completed her M.A. in Spanish Literature at the University of Kansas in 1984, and she received her Ph.D. in Spanish Literature from the University of Kansas in 1988.

She has taught at the University of Kansas, the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain, the University of Akron and the University of Colorado Boulder. She has served as Faculty and Critic-in-Residence for the University of Rhode Island Summer Program in Salamanca, Spain, and she has also been the Director of Womens Studies at the University of Akron and the Interim Director of Womens Studies at CU-Boulder.

She is currently an Associate Professor of Spanish at CU-Boulder. She in the author of Foucault, Feminism, and Power: Reading Esther Tusquets (Bucknell University Press, 1991) and she has published eighteen scholarly essays, as well as numerous interviews and introductions. She is currently working on two monographs: The Art of Responsibility: Levinasian Ethics and the Contemporary Spanish Novel and Eying Gender: Alicia Giménez Bartlett’s Petra Delicado Series. Her teaching interests include twentieth-century Peninsular literature and film, literary theory, Hispanic women’s literature, feminism, ethics and women’s detective fiction.