Nuala Finnegan is Professor in the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at University College Cork, Ireland and the Director of the Centre for Mexican Studies.

She has published widely in the areas of contemporary Mexican literary and visual cultural studies with a particular focus on gender. Interested in multi-disciplinary collaboration and community engagement in her research, many of her projects have involved exhibition curation and co-ordination including Entre Mundos/Between Worlds: Images from Life between Mexico and Ireland in 2019 with Cecilia Gámez Campanella and Silvio Severino at Cork City Library, and OUTPOSTS: global borders and national boundaries at the Glucksman Gallery, UCC, in 2017-2018 with Fiona Kearney and Chris Clarke.

Recent publications include the bilingual collection of essays Ireland and Cuba: Entangled Histories/Irlanda y Cuba: Historia entretejidas (Boloña, 2020) with Margaret Brehony, Cultural Representations of Feminicidio on the U.S.-Mexico Border (Routledge 2018), and Rethinking Juan Rulfo’s Creative World: Prose, Photography, Film (Legenda 2016), with Dylan Brennan.