Department of Spanish
Rebeca Hey-Colon was born and raised in Puerto Rico, and first came to the Philadelphia area to earn her bachelor's degree from Haverford College. She then moved to Massachusetts and received her Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from Harvard University. Before coming to Temple, she was an Assistant Professor of Spanish at Colby College. Current Research “Spectral Waters: Diasporic Women’s Writing from Hispaniola”.