Professor Brad Epps

Head of department at Department of Spanish & Portuguese, University of Cambridge

Professor of Spanish, Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Cambridge

Brad Epps is Professor of Spanish at the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Cambridge, and head of the university's Department of Spanish and Portugese. His research covers a range of interests including Spanish, Catalan and Latin American literature and film, gender and sexuality studies, Hispanophone Africa, post-colonial studies, and urban cultures.

Brad holds a PhD in Hispanic Studies from Brown University, Rhode Island, and an MA in Hispanic Studies from the University of Virginia. Before joining Cambridge he was Professor of Romance Languages and Literature at Harvard University, where he was also Chair of the Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. He has been Visiting Professor at universities across the world, including Fudan University, China, the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, and Lunds University, Sweden.

Brad has authored and co-authored multiple books including "Significant Violence: Oppression and Resistance in the Narratives of Juan Goytisolo, 1970-1990", and "Passing Lines: Immigration and Sexuality". He is Series Editor for the Routledge Companions to Hispanic and Latin American Studies, and has given public lectures in Europe, China and the Americas.