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Louise Cohen

Louise Cohen
Associate Professor, Spanish
Office Hours
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

Professor Cohen received a B.S. from Simmons College, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Romance Languages from Harvard University where her specialty was literature of the Spanish Golden Age.

Her major fields of interests are Cervantes, Contemporary Hispanic Theatre and Puerto Rican/Hispanic Culture. She is the author of Fernán Méndez Pinto: Comedia famosa en dos partes (Harvard, 1974). Professor Cohen also lectures on the status of US-Puerto Rican relations.

She teaches "From Borders to Barrios: Growing Up Latino" as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Core Course "Culture Matters", directs Internships in Boston's Spanish-speaking community and conducts Independent Studies focusing on various literary topics.


Bachelor of Science
Simmons College

Master of Arts, Romance Languages
Havard University

Doctor of Philosophy, Romance Languages
Havard University