Katherine Risse

Contact Info:
Tufts University
Dept. of Romance Languages
Olin Center 234
180 Packard Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.5546
Email Lecturer
Part-Time Lecturer in Spanish

Ph.D. Boston College
B.A. Bard College

Expertise and Interests

Spanish language pedagogy, Spain: Early Modern Period, conquest narrative, eco-criticism and climate justice.


"Revising a Matrimonial Life: An Alternative to the Conduct Book in María de Agreda's Mística ciudad de Dios."Modern Language Notes, Spring 2008. "Strategy of a 'Provincial Nun': Sor María's Response." CiberLetras 17 (2007)
"Catarina de San Juan and the China Poblana: Spiritual Humility and Civil Disobedience" Confluencia 18 (2003): 70-80. Review of Frank Graziano's: Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima. The Journal of Religion, 1: 86, 2006.