Corey Rubin

Corey Rubin

Lecturer in Spanish

219 Cole Library
(319) 895-4200

Cornell College
600 First Street West
Mount Vernon, IA 52314

Link to Curriculum Vitae

Academic History

  • Ph.D. in Spanish, University of Iowa, 2013
  • M.A. in Spanish, University of Iowa, 2005
  • M.S. in Information Systems Management, Loyola University Chicago, 2003
  • B.A. in Spanish and Latin American Studies, Cornell College, 1998

Courses Taught

  • Cornell College
    • Topics and Encounters in Hispanic Cultures
    • Intermediate Spanish III
    • Intermediate Spanish II
  • Coe College
    • Topics in Hispanic Literature
    • Masterpieces of Hispanic Drama
    • Language and Literature
    • Intermediate Spanish I
    • Beginning Spanish I and II
  • University of Iowa
    • Intermediate Spanish II
    • Intermediate Spanish I
    • Elementary Spanish Review


  • “In the Spanish Center: The Adolescent Discourse and Urban Condition of José Ángel Mañas’s Ciudad rayada” (in progress)

  • “Spain, Scotland, and the In-Between: Space and Identity Exploration in Lucía Etxebarria’s Beatriz y los cuerpos celestes” (in progress)

Areas of Expertise

  • The Narratives of Spain and Latin America's Generation X
  • Spanish American Short-Story of the Fantastic
  • Chronicles of the Conquest of Spanish America

Statement of Teaching Philisophy and Research Interests