|Senior Lecturer in Romance Studies at Cornell University|
Cecelia Lawless is Senior Lecturer in Romance Studies at Cornell University. She has previously taught at Hamilton College and at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in their Spanish departments. She also has a background in film studies and architecture. She has twice received a Fulbright grant to Merida, Venezuela, where she taught courses in urban studies and film at la Universidad de los Andes and conducted research on Latin American documentaries. She has published Making Home in Havana as well as a number of articles on film and on architectural concepts in literature.