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Octavio Borges-Delgado, Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish, Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences

Octavio Borges-Delgado, PhD

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

Additional Sites:


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

Research Interests:

  • Hispanic Caribbean literature and cultures
  • Latino/a Studies
  • Migration Studies
  • Latin American diaspora
  • Critical race theory
  • Gender and sexuality in a global context


Octavio Borges-Delgado earned his PhD in Hispanic Cultural Studies from Michigan State University. He is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish in the Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages at Drexel University. His research and teaching examine contemporary narrative representations of Hispanic Caribbean migrations to the United States. An important part of his research focuses on transnational issues of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and national identity concerning migration and postcolonialism in literature and popular (sub) cultures. He has taught courses on Spanish as a second language, Hispanic/Latinx identities, Latin American migrations to the United States, and Hispanic Caribbean literature and cultures.