Benjamin Easton

Hispanic Studies

Research Interests

imperial subjects, Early Modern Iberian Literature, picaresque novel


Ben Easton, originally from Akron, Ohio, is a PhD student in the Hispanic Studies Department. He received his BA in Spanish and English Literature from the University of Notre Dame (2018) and an MA in Iberian and Latin American Literatures (2019). His research deals primarily with the institutional construction of imperial subjects as represented in Early Modern Iberian Literature, with a special interest in the picaresque novel.