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About Marco Dorfsman

An associate professor at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) in Durham, Marco Dorfsman has been teaching a range of Spanish courses since 1999. From 2011 to 2013, he simultaneously served as a UNH humanities chair of languages, literatures, and cultures. Marco Dorfsman previously instructed students at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine; Reed College in Portland, Oregon; Colorado College in Colorado Springs; and the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Over the course of his academic career, Dr. Dorfsman has presented papers at the annual conferences of the American Comparative Literature Association and the New England Council of Latin American Studies. He has also published work in a number of peer-reviewed, scholarly journals. His first book, Heterogeneity of Being: On Octavio Paz’s Poetics of Alterity and Similitude, has just been published by University Press of America (, while journals such as Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos and Letras Femeninas are currently reviewing new articles by Dr. Marco Dorfsman.

Dr. Dorfsman holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Work experience

Sep 1999Present

Associate Professor

University of New Hampshire
Sep 1995Sep 1998

Assistant Professor

Reed College
Sep 1992May 1995

Maytag Fellow in Comparative Literature

Colorado College