Dr. Néfer Muñoz-Solano, Ph.D.

Dr. Néfer Muñoz-Solano is a professor of Spanish and Latin American literatures. Before teaching he had a career as a journalist writing for newspapers and magazines in his native Costa Rica, for international news services, and for the BBC in London. He holds a masters degree in Latin American Studies and Journalism from New York University and a PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures from Harvard University. Previous to Dallas, he taught literature and communications at University of Costa Rica. He has taught courses on Spanish and Portuguese languages as well as on literary theory, aesthetics, the novel, Latin American Studies, and communications. His research interests focus on Central American Literature, theory of fiction, Brazilian culture, theory of the novel, and the relationship between literature and journalism in Latin America.

Research Interests

Latin America, Central America & Brazil and Intersection between Journalism and Literature