Phone: 724-503-1001 x6171
Office: BRNT 214
Email: cshaughnessy@washjeff.edu

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Traveling, Hiking, my dog, and being the daughter of a commercial airline pilot.

Christy Shaughnessy, Ph.D.

Professor of Spanish

Degrees: Ph.D. Spanish, University of Virginia; M.A. Spanish, University of Wyoming; B.A. Spanish and Political Science, Newcomb College of Tulane University

Christy Presson Shaughnessy, Ph.D. is a professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages. She also teaches courses in Gender and Women’s Studies. Dr. Shaughnessy’s research interests include the representation of gender, race, and postcolonialism in late 19th and early 20th-century Peninsular Spanish literature.


  • Shaughnessy, Christy Presson. “Racism in ‘Yankilandia’: Pardo Bazán and the Global Color Line.” Intersections of Race, Class, Gender, and Nation in Fin-de-Siècle Spanish Literature and Culture, edited by Jennifer Smith and Lisa Nalbone, Taylor & Francis, 2017, pp. 67–89. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=shib&db=mzh&AN=2017320892&site=eds-live. Link to entry
  • SHAUGHNESSY, CHRISTY P. “The Bourgeois Wife as Odalisque in Pardo Bazán’s Una Cristiana and La Prueba.” Revista de Estudios Hispanicos, vol. 45, no. 2, June 2011, pp. 283–306. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=shib&db=hlh&AN=63017873&site=eds-live. Link to entry
  • José Alcántara Almánzar, and Christy P. Hyland (Shaughnessy). “Lefty.” Callaloo, vol. 23, no. 3, July 2000, pp. 945–951. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=shib&db=edsjsr&AN=edsjsr.3299688&site=eds-live. Link to entry