Bard Faculty

Lena Retamoso Urbano

Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

Primary Academic Program: Foreign Languages, Cultures, and Literatures


B.A., Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú; M.A., City College of New York; Ph.D., Graduate Center, City University of New York. Lena Retamosa is a poet and educator who earned her doctorate in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian literatures and languages. Her creative work includes the poetry books Blanco es el sueño de la noche and Milagros de ausencia; poems in anthologies, most recently Vox Horrísona: Muestra de poesía última peruana and Memorias Festival de Nueva Poesía “Poetas en Nueva York”; and fiction and poems in magazines such as Los bárbaros, El muro, Corresponding Voices, and Casa de Citas, among others. At Bard since 2017.


Phone: 845-758-7382
Location: Seymour
Office: 202