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Mariela A. Gutiérrez
About Mariela A. Gutiérrez
Dr. Mariela A. Gutiérrez is Full Professor of Spanish at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Gutiérrez is Member of UW Senate (Research Council 2002-04; Honorary Awards Council 2004-06; UW “Colleague” at the Council Ontario Universities (2006-2008), Member of the UW Teaching Excellence Council (TEC-2004-06) and is past Member of the Board of Women Studies Program (1993-2000). For seven years Dr. Gutiérrez was Chair of the Department of Spanish & Latin American Studies (1997-98; 1999-2005). She holds a B.A. Honours in Latin American and Peninsular Studies and a M.A. in Latin American and Peninsular Studies, both from McGill University, Montreal, Canada and a Ph.D. in Latin American and Peninsular Studies from Université Laval, Quebec, Canada.
Dr. Gutiérrez has been the recipient of several major awards. To mention a few, she received the University of Waterloo’s 1993 Distinguished Teacher Award, and the Canadian Association of Hispanists’ 1993 Award for the Best Scholarly Article published by a Canadian Hispanist, for her article «Rosario Ferré y el itinerario del deseo: un estudio lacaniano de “Cuando las mujeres quieren a los hombres” (Rosario Ferré and the Itinerary of Desire: a Lacanian Study of “When Women Love Men”). In November 2001 she was awarded membership in the prestigious Swedish association PEN International (Affiliated Cuban Letters) receiving a commemorative diploma.