Eva Woods Peiró

Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies
Eva Woods Peiró wearing a black shirt against a gray background.

Eva Woods Peiró is a Professor of Hispanic Studies at Vassar College. She is the author of White Gypsies: Race and Stardom in Spanish Musicals (Minnesota UP, 2012) and is the co-editor of the collected volume of essays Seeing Spain: Vision and Modernity, 1868–1936 (Berg, 2005; Routledge 2020). Her articles on Spanish cinema and culture focus on race, gender, cinema magazines, digital media, surveillance and migration. She has taught, mentored and directed Media Studies and Latin American and Latinx Studies, and regularly participates in the Women, Feminist and Queer Studies and International Studies programs. In addition to serving on faculty and college-wide committees, she has chaired the Engaged Pluralism’s working group, “Bridging Local and Global Communities”; organized Undoing Racism workshops (The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond); taught Building Inclusive Communities with Latinx Poughkeepsie; and worked with Conversations Unbound. She is a founding member of On PAR (Partners Against Racism in the Arlington Central School District).

BA, MA, University of Kansas; PhD, Stony Brook University
At Vassar since 2000


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MEDS 240 Gender and the Digital
MEDS 310 Senior Seminar
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