Liliana Wendorff, Ph.D.

Liliana Wendorff

Professor, World Languages Department


Dr. Liliana Wendorff earned her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she specialized in contemporary Spanish-American narrative, and minored in Latin American studies. Her dissertation, “La aventura de escribir: parodia y metaficción en La tía Julia y el escribidor de Mario Vargas Llosa,” was later published as a book.

She pursues her academic interests through research, presentations, and publications. Her research has been published in various journals—Pembroke Magazine, Consensus, Nueva Literatura Hispánica, The Film Journal, L'Erudit franco-espagnol and Romance Notes, among others.

Dr. Wendorff strives to get her students involved with the Hispanic community through service learning. She has developed and managed programs in Peru, Brasil and Spain and was visiting professor of Spanish at Tomsk State Pedagogical University (Russia). She also researches the works of Peruvian writers José de Piérola and Daniel Alarcón.


Ph.D., M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
B.S., University of North Carolina, Pembroke

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