Lucía Martínez Valdivia
Associate Professor of English and Humanities
Division of Literature and Languages
Lucía Martínez Valdivia (Reed 2014-, PhD University of Pennsylvania 2014, MA Columbia University 2007, BMus Florida State University 2005) is an associate professor of English and Humanities at Reed College, and works primarily in early modern poetry and poetics. Lucía specializes in histories of poetic forms and has published extensively on early modern English lyric and prosody, with particular focus on short-form lines and the interplay of poetic form, music, and religion. Her current project explores the relationship between reading poetry and audiation, or the mind’s ear. Lucía teaches various poetry-focused courses in the English department, and in Hum 211/212.