If you want to know how to write a TFM/MA dissertation, read the document “Working on a Dissertation (and beyond)“.

I have supervised so far the following MA dissertations in 3 programmes, English Studies (the ones in English), Literatura Comparada: Estudios Literarios y Culturales and Estudis Teatrals (in Spanish or Catalan).

MA / TFM Dissertations

Karina Mercedes Martínez, Trouble on Tralfamadore: Sex and Gender in Slaughterhouse-Five from the Second World War to Second Wave Feminism. 2024.

Sara Arenas Contreras, Painfully Normal: Connell’s Brittle Masculinity in Sally Rooney’s Normal People. 2022.

Cristina Espejo Navas, The New Fairy Tale: Subverting Genre and Characterization in Diana Wynne-Jones Howl’s Moving Castle and its Film Adaptation. 2021.

Alyce Corbett, The Modernist Crisis of Meaning: Parallels in Stream of Consciousness Writing and Avant-garde Cinema across Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States. 2020.

Alexandra Camp Martínez, Far Above the World: Representations of Masculinity in 21st Century SF Cinema. 2020.

Alvin/Ng Chung Fung, You’re just Out of Practice”: James Bond, the Incompetent Womaniser in Thunderball (1965), Moonraker (1979), Golden Eye (1995) and Casino Royale (2006). 2019.

Montserrat Pons Nusa, Queer and Crippled: Intersectional Feminism in Nicola Griffith’s So Lucky. 2018.

Ana Sáez Garrido, Temporary Transgenderism in Charles Stross’s Glasshouse: Patriachal Suburbia and the Limits of the Post-human. 2018.

Laura Luque i Brugué, Disempowering the Witch: A Patriarchal Portrait of the Witch in Anne Rice’s The Lives of the Mayfair Witches. 2017.

Albert Méndez Panadés, In the Republic of Happiness, o la hipertròfia del jo: Una paròdia del narcissisme en la societat tardo-capitalista segons Martin Crimp. 2017.

Salvador Bas Folch, Post-apocalyptic Steampunk in Young Adult’s Literature: Discussing Genre in Philip Reeve’s Mortal Engines Quartet, 2016.

Antonio Alberto Gómez Pérez, La digitalitat en la dansa: Una valoració de les eines pel procés de creació i el seu aprenentatge en un centre superior de dansa. 2016.

Jordana Lopez-da Silva, Convention and Defiance: The Female Hero’s Performance of Gender Roles in The Hunger Games and the Divergent Series, 2016.

Eduardo González de la Fuente, De puño y letra: Boxeo y cultura de masas en tres relatos de Jack London, 2015. See also the article in the journal 452º Farenheit.

José Esteban Viera Betancor, Striving for Visibility: Representations of Elderly Gay Men in Christopher Bram’s Father of Frankenstein and ITV’s Vicious. 2015.

Melissa Caro Lancho, Contributions to Bisexual Erasure: The (Mis)Representations of Bisexuality in Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black and BBC’S Torchwood. 2015.

Camila Rojas, Confronting Traditional Love: the Evolution of the Representation of ‘True Love’ in Disney’s Princess Movies (1990s to the Present). 2015.

Francesca Pol, La construcció del personatge secundari i la masculinitat a la novel·la meravellosa: el cas de Severus Snape a la Sèrie Harry Potter. 2014.

Laia Castañón Abad, A Scandal on Screen: A Gendered Reading of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Characters in BBC’s Sherlock and Elementary. 2014.

Rubén Cenamor Pons, Son of Depression, Man of Anxiety: Frank Wheeler’s Patriarchal American Masculinity in Richard Yates’s Revolutionary Road. 2013.

Montse Estañol, The Love Marriage: Challenging Victorian Myths in Anne Brontë’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. 2012.

Jon Goenaga Aldai, From Black Humour to Gothic Fiction:The Different Representations of Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. 2011.

Jaume Llorens, La invasión en la ciencia ficción y la construcción de la identidad americana. 2010.

Maria Gener, Patriarchy and Gay Male Identity: Richard’s Silenced Trauma in Michael Cunningham’s The Hours (1998). 2009.

Auba Llompart, Patriarchal Hauntings: Re-reading Villainy and Gender in Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca. 2008.

Dolors Bosch, De More a Moore: De la utopia al cos, i a l’inrevés. 2007.


Diego Falconí Trévelez, Subversión de las identidades narrativas mestizas y queers (cursiva) en la narrativa de los Andes contemporáneos. 2009. Co-supervised with Dr. Meri Torras.

Rafael Miranda Huereca, The Quest for Cyberpunk: Gender and Patriarchy in Neale Stephenson’s The Diamond Age. 2008.

Javier Alacio, Displacement in Gay Literature. 2002.