Soledad Traverso, Ph.D.

Soledad Traverso, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of Spanish, Languages

Mailing Address:
ERIE PA 16563

Dr. Soledad Traverso received her B.A. in Spanish Literature and Linguistic in 1981 from Universidad de Antofagasta, Chile, and the Ph.D. (1996) in Latin American Literature from the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Traverso taught at Penn State Behrend from 1996 until her retirement in 2020.

Research Interests: Studies on the literary work of the Chilean writer Juan Emar (1893-1964), and studies on Latin American Literature written by women: Cristina Peri-Rossi, Luisa Valenzuela, Elizabeth Subercaseaux, Carla Guelfenbein, Elsa Osorio, among others.


Latin American Literature, Medical Spanish, Female writers from Latin America

El Niño del Retrato (Audio), Asymptote - October, 2018

El Primer Miedo (Audio), Asymptote - October, 2018

La Calle de mi Infancia (Audio), Asymptote - October, 2018

Visiones de la Oscuridad (Audio), Asymptote - October, 2018

Medical Spanish for Nurses. A Self-Teaching Guide - October 14, 2016

Medical Spanish for Nurses. A Self-Teaching Guide - October 14, 2016

Iniciacion la lectura profunda: Los Perplejos, de Cynthia Rimsky, Hispamerica: Revista de Literatura - April, 2014

El lector en búsqueda de una novela: Macedonio Fernández y Juan Emar.” [Reader seeking a novel: the Avant-Garde work of Argentinean writer Macedonio Fernández and Chilean writer Juan Emar] , ALEPH - October, 2012

Ph D, University of Maryland