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Octavio Borges-Delgado

Octavio Borges-Delgado, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish
Coordinator of Spanish 300-level Courses
Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Office: Academic Building 320
101 N. 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215.895.0974

Additional Sites:


  • PhD, Hispanic Cultural Studies, Michigan State University, 2016
  • BA, Spanish Education, University of Puerto Rico, 2004

Research Interests:

  • Cultural Sociology
  • Hispanic Caribbean and Latin American literature and cultures
  • Latin/o/√© Studies
  • Migration Studies
  • Popular sub-cultures: Visual Arts; Literature; Media Studies


Octavio Borges-Delgado holds the position of Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish within the Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages at Drexel University. He earned his Ph.D. in Hispanic Cultural Studies from Michigan State University. Dr. Borges-Delgado's scholarly and pedagogical pursuits are dedicated to examining contemporary narrative representations concerning the Hispanic Caribbean, Latin America, and U.S. Latiné communities. A significant component of his research and teaching agenda is devoted to investigating how these narratives challenge prevalent discourses of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, national identity, and transnationality in literary traditions and within popular (sub)cultures.