Marina S. Brownlee

Robert Schirmer Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures and Comparative Literature


(609) 258–7798


342 East Pyne Building


Marina Brownlee is the Robert Schirmer Professor of Spanish and Professor of Comparative Literature with an emphasis on the Medieval and Early Modern periods.

Before joining Princeton’s faculty in 2002, she taught at Dartmouth College (1977-88), and the University of Pennsylvania (1988-2001).  She has been awarded fellowships by the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.  Her current research explores the nature and impact of 16th-century tabloid literature in Spain, cultural interactions between Spain and the New World, and issues of periodization in Medieval and Early Modern Spain.

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