Samuel Steinberg

Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

Contact Information
E-mail: samuelst@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-1258
Office: THH 156

Curriculum Vitae
Personal Website

Biographical Sketch

Samuel Steinberg's research and teaching engage modern and contemporary Latin American literature and visual culture, as well as critical theory and political thought. He is the author of Photopoetics at Tlatelolco: Afterimages of Mexico, 1968 (University of Texas Press, 2016). Currently he is preparing Allegories of Expropriation.


  • B.A. Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz, 6/2000
  • M.A. Comparative Literature, University of California, Irvine, 6/2003
  • Ph.D. Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Pennsylvania, 5/2009

  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Taper Hall of Humanities 156
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway
  • University of Southern California
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-0358