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steve dolph

Steve Vásquez Dolph, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor
Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Office: Academic Building, 320
Phone: 215.895.6350

Additional Sites:


  • PhD, Spanish & Portuguese Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2017
  • MA, Spanish & Portuguese Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2012
  • MA, English, Temple University, 2007
  • BA, English, Colgate University, 2004

Research Interests:

  • Early modern cultural production
  • Ecology and representation
  • History and sociology of science
  • Historical bibliography
  • Politics and poetics of translation


Steve Vásquez Dolph is an assistant teaching professor of Spanish in the Department of Global Studies & Modern Languages at Drexel. His research and teaching look at early modern Iberian and transatlantic literature and human ecology. He was the 2016-17 Brizdle-Shoenberg Fellow in the History of Material Texts and co-founder of the Early Modern Iberia (EMI) Study Group at Penn. His current project, Third Nature, examines representations of ecological crisis in Renaissance Spain, with a focus on landscapes and ethics in the pastoral literature of the early 17th century.