Portrait of Kelly Comfort.

Kelly Comfort

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Dr. Kelly Comfort received her Ph.D. in comparative literature with a designated emphasis in critical theory from the University of California, Davis. She joined the Georgia Tech faculty as an Assistant Professor of Spanish in the School of Modern Languages in 2005, became Associate Professor in 2012, and Professor in 2023.

A specialist in Latin American literature and transatlantic modernisms, Dr. Comfort's research agenda focuses primarily on the intersections between Latin American modernismo and contemporaneous turn-of-the-century literary movements in Europe such as aestheticism and decadence.


Departmental Bio

Georgia Institute of Technology

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
School of Modern Languages
Additional Research:
  • Art For Art
  • Artist Narratives
  • Capitalism And Market Economy
  • Cuban Literature And Culture
  • Exile
  • Nation Formation In Latin America

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