Jessica Gordon-Burroughs

Lecturer in Latin American Studies and Visual Culture

  • Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
  • Department of European Languages and Cultures
  • School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures

Contact details



Room 3.24
50 George Square

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  • My office hours are Wednesdays 1:15-3:15.


Dr. Gordon-Burroughs received her Ph.D. and B.A. from Columbia University. Her research and teaching focuses on book and film materiality and media studies in Latin/o America.

Open to PhD supervision enquiries?


Current PhD students supervised

Current PhD students supervised -Paulina Caro Troncoso. Doctoral student (Sept 2019-) Co-supervision with Dr Patricia Allmer and Neil Cox (History of Art), Towards a Poetics of Revolution: Matta’s Works 1963-1982

Research summary

Dr. Gordon-Burroughs' manuscript in preparation is titled Foreign Elements: Latin American cinematic experiments in dis-placement. Her research has been supported by the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University, the Elmer Adler Fund in graphic arts at Princeton University, and The Carnegie Trust. Her essays have appeared (or are forthcoming) in Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, Cinema Journal, Discourse, among other journals and collections.

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