Mark Mascia, Ph.D.
Department Chair and Associate Professor
Mark J. Mascia, Ph.D., Department Chair, Associate Professor and Spanish Coordinator, joined the Sacred Heart University faculty in 1999.
Degrees and Certifications
- B.A. (summa cum laude) in Spanish with a minor in Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania
- M.A., M. Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University (Department of Spanish and Portuguese)
He has taught a wide variety of classes in Spanish at all levels, and has developed new courses in the major, among them the Society of Golden Age Spain and Spanish Golden Age Literature.
Research Interests & Grants
His research interests include Golden Age Spanish Literature (prose, poetry, and theatre of the 16th and 17th Centuries), 20thCentury Latin American Poetry, and the 20thCentury Spanish Novel.