Geronimo Sarmiento Cruz

Email: 

geronimo@uchicago.edu

Research Interests: 

Poetry & Poetics

Biography: 

Geronimo Sarmiento Cruz has a BA in English from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, obtained with a dissertation on the poetry of Philip Larkin and W. B. Yeats. He then studied an MA in Comparative Literature at University College London with a dissertation on fifth-century Athenian tragedy and democracy.

His research interests are centered on poetry and poetics, mainly from the 20th and 21st centuries, and the intersection between art and politics, focusing on issues of nationalism, democracy, and exceptionalism.