Alena Robin

Alena Robin holds a MA and a PhD in Art History from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She is Associate Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Western Ontario, where she teaches Hispanic visual culture. Her research interests focus on the representation of the Passion of Christ in New Spain. Other fields of specialization and interest are theories of art and artistic literature in Spain and Latin America, historiography of painting in New Spain, and the presence of Latin American art in Canada.