Fac/Staff profile

Jorge Gonzalez del Pozo
Jorge
Gonzalez del Pozo
Ph.D.
Chair, Language, Culture, and Communication; Professor of Spanish; Director of International Studies & Global Cultures

Education

Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Hispanic Studies

M.A., Universidad de Valladolid, Film Studies and M.A., Universidad de Valladolid, Spanish Teaching Methodology

B.A., Universidad de Valladolid, Hispanic Studies and B.A., Universidad de Valladolid, English Studies

3099 CASL Building
4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128
313-583-6390

About

Jorge Gonzalez del Pozo is a professor of Spanish at the University of Michigan-Dearborn where he has worked since 2007 teaching Spanish Literature, Film, Culture and Language. He has published more than 40 articles on Spanish contemporary literary criticism, film and history of film in top tier international journals. Moreover, he has released four books on Spanish film literature and culture; particularly, it is worth mentioning his manuscript: Drogas ilegales en el cine español: Adicciones en la gran pantalla desde el fin del Franquismo hasta los inicios del s. XXI. Madrid: Editorial Fundamentos, 2015. Beyond that, he works closely with students and colleagues in order to enrich campus life and promote the best learning environment possible. He was awarded the university's distinguished teaching award in 2012.

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Selected Publications

BOOK: Castilla bajo mirada extraña: Hacia un imaginario cultural. Valoria: Editorial Páramo, 2016. 

BOOK: Drogas ilegales en el cine español: Adicciones en la gran pantalla desde el fin del Franquismo hasta los inicios del s. XXI. Madrid: Ed. Fundamentos, 2015.

BOOK: Hacia la obra de arte total: Identidad y autenticidad en la cinematografía de Pedro Almodóvar. Valladolid: La nueva literatura hispánica n. 17 (2013).

“La parodia nacional en El mundo es nuestro (2012) de Alfonso Sánchez: ¿La comedia ácida como forma de representar la crisis financiera en España?”, in Análisis del poder y resistencia en el cine español. Barcelona: Universitat Operta de Catalunya, 2018. 87/104. 

“Global Social Activism. DIY Culture and lack of Institutional Help”. Journal of Urban Cultural Studies. Vol. 4. no. 1. 2017. 427-36.

“Ibéroes: Racismo y crítica social en la apropiación españolizada de la estética del superhéroe estadounidense.” Romance Studies, Vol. 32, 1, 2014.

“Nuevas miradas a la inmigración: 14 kilómetros o el viaje nunca ocurrió.” Revista Iberoamericana. vol. 44, XI, 2011.

“La ‘Princesa’ de Joaquín Sabina: Nostalgia a caballo entre el amor y el miedo.” Bulletin of Spanish Studies. vol. LXXXVII, no. 3, 2010. 353-70.

 
 

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Awards and Recognition

2017 Faculty Appreciation Award (from International Studies).

2015 Graduate Student Success Stories Recognition from the University of Kentucky.

2012 Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Michigan-Dearborn

2008 Faculty Appreciation Award (from Hispanic Studies)

Grants:

  • Faculty Professional Development Grant
  • Faculty Research Initiation and Seed Grant
  • Rackham Faculty Research Grant
  • Small Grant for Faculty Research
  • Research, Support and Maintenance Grant

History

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