Jacqueline E. Bixler

Jacqueline E. Bixler

Jacqueline E. Bixler

Alumni Distinguished Professor of Spanish, Department Chair


331C Major Williams Hall 
220 Stanger St. 
Blacksburg, VA 24061





  • Mexico 1968
  • Sabina Berman
  • Emilio Carballido
  • Adaptation and Translation
  • Mexican Cultural Politics

Professional Activities

  • Chair, Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures
  • Editor, Latin American Theatre Review


  • B.A. Ohio University
  • Ph.D. University of Kansas

Awards and Honors

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award, 2016

Alumni Distinguished Professorship, 2003 - present

Alumni Award for Teaching Excellence, 1994

Selected Publications


Convention and Transgression: The Theatre of Emilio Carballido. Lewisburg: Bucknell UP, 1997.

Sediciosas seducciones: Sexo, poder y palabras en el teatro de Sabina Berman. Mexico City: Escenología, 2004. 

Edited Books

Trans/Acting: Latin American and Latino Performance. Co-edited with Laurietz Seda. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP, 2009. 


"Sabina Berman and the Anxiety of (Self) Influence." Romance Notes 55.2 (2015): 227-40.

“Performing Culture(s): Extras and Extra-Texts in Sabina Berman’s eXtras.” Theatre Journal 56 (2004): 429-44.

"Re-membering the Past: Memory-Theatre and Tlatelolco." Latin American Research Review 37.2 (2002): 119-35.

"Emilio Carballido." Dictionary of Literary Biographies. Ed. Adam Versenyi. Columbia, SC: Bruccoli Clark Layman, 2005. 87-105.