María José Domínguez works at Arizona State University, where she teaches Spanish Literature, Culture, and Language. She earned both her PhD and master’s degrees at ASU, and she holds a BA in Journalism from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Domínguez worked as a journalist in El Mundo, the second largest newspaper in Spain, and it is now editorial assistant for the journal Laberinto. Her academic work has been published as articles, reviews, and book chapters––in Writing Revolution (2019) and Faraway Settings (2019)––and has been included in specialized journals such as Espéculo: Revista de Estudios Literarios, Ámbitos Feministas, Comedia Performance, Dioniso, and Crítica Bibliographica. Her research focuses on Early Modern Spanish literature, women writers, and female fictional characters, such as Dulcinea del Toboso. Her other research interests include visual and cultural studies, theater and performance, narrative and identity, and the representation of women in multimedia.
Her book, Dulcinea Plural: España en busca de una imagen (1945-2023) is under contract in the collection Biblioteca Áurea Hispánica, Iberoamericana-Vervuert.