Cristina Guiñazú is originally from Argentina where she received her B.A. in French at the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo. After moving to the United States, she completed a Master of Science in French at Southern Connecticut State College, and later, her Ph.D. in Spanish American literature at Yale University. She is Associate professor of Spanish American literature at Lehman College. She has published La escritura de Victoria Ocampo. Memorias, seducción, collage (Edicial, Buenos Aires, 1993) and Las mujeres toman la palabra. Escritura femenina del siglo XIX. (Iberoamericana, Madrid, 2001). Since 1999, she is co-editor of CIBERLETRAS, an electronic journal devoted to the criticism of the Hispanic cultures and literatures.
Professor Guiñazú's interests cover XIXth century prose fiction, Spanish American women writers, and XXth century Argentine fiction. She is currently working on the literature of the last twenty years.