Julia Domínguez is an Associate Professor of Spanish at Iowa State University. She received dual B.A.s in Hispanic Philology & Linguistics and English Philology & Linguistics from the Universidad de Extremadura (1998), a Masters degree in Hispanic Studies from Michigan State University (2000), and her Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies from the University of Arizona (2004). She has published on Cervantes, the picaresque and film in the Bulletin of Comediantes, Hispania, Cervantes and Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, among others. She is the editor of a collection of essays titled Cervantes in Perspective (Iberoamericana Vervuert, 2013) and the co-editor of Hispanic Studies in Honor of Robert L. Fiore (Juan de la Cuesta, 2009). Over the past two years she has begun to take a closer look at the cognitive processes involved in constructing autobiography. She is currently working on a book manuscript tentatively entitled Cervantes and Memory in Early Modern Spain.