Faculty & Staff

Rosa Maria Stoops

Dr. Rosa María Stoops is a Professor of French and Spanish at the Department of English and World Languages, in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Stoops received her B.A. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures from the University of Pittsburgh, her M.A. in French and Spanish from Mississippi State University, and her Ph.D. in Romance Languages from The University of Alabama.

At the University of Montevallo, Stoops teaches all levels of language acquisition courses in French and Spanish, as well as upper level courses in French and Spanish literature and culture, and literary theory. Her interests include the Medieval and Renaissance periods of French and Spanish literature, especially the works of Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.  Stoops’ most recent publications include:

“Entre lo indio y Cortázar: Desterritorialización, reterritorialización y las literaturas periféricas en Paris.” Proceedings of the XLI Congreso of the Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana 2016, Universität Friedrich Schiller, Jena, Germany, July 19-22, 2016. (Forthcoming in 2017)

“Nigredo, Albedo, Rubedo y otras alegorías alquímicas en La fuerza de la sangre, una novela ejemplar de Miguel de Cervantes”.  Brujería, magia y otros prodigios en la literatura del Siglo de Oro, Eds. María Luisa Lobato, Javier San José y Germán Vega, Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes (BVMC) (2016) ISBN: 978-84-16594-97-9

“La transformación del mito: Alquimia y Hermetismo en las Novelas ejemplares de Miguel de Cervantes.” Anuario de Estudios Cervantinos, Vol. 10 (2014).