Iona Macintyre


Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

As research interests. Also Translation Studies and nineteenth-century Latin American narrative, poetry, and political and historical writing.

Personal profile


Dr Iona Macintyre is a senior lecturer in Hispanic Studies. After a first degree at the University of Glasgow and completing her PhD at the University of Nottingham, she joined the Department of European Languages and Cultures at Edinburgh in 2007. Her doctoral thesis looked at the woman question in nineteenth-century Argentina.

Research Interests

Her broad research interests are in the writing (including narrative, poetry, and political and historical writing), history, and culture of nineteenth-century Spanish America and Brazil. Within this she works primarily on Argentina, history of the book, gender studies, popular print forms (such as conduct and pamphlet literature), Spanish American independence, and transatlantic relations.

Iona is eager to develop group projects on Latin American topics. She has recently co-translated the novel 'The Adventures of China Iron' by the acclaimed writer Gabriela Cabezón Cámara.



Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Women, independence, and print culture in 1820s Buenos Aires, University of Nottingham

Award Date: 1 Jan 2007

External positions

External Examiner, University of Nottingham

2021 → …

External Examiner, University of Liverpool

2019 → …

External Examiner, Dublin City University



  • F1201 Latin America (General)
  • PQ Romance literatures


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