Rebeca Maseda García is Professor of Spanish in the Department of Languages at the University of Alaska Anchorage (USA) where she teaches language and culture classes focused on topics related to cinema, gender violence, and contemporary Latin American and Iberian cinemas. Previously, she taught at the School of English, Film, Theatre and Media at Victoria University of Wellington, at the School of English and Media Studies at
Massey University (Palmerston North), and taught Film Art as a visiting professor at the Department of Fine Arts, Massey University (Wellington Campus). She has an extensive record of publications (as well as grants, conference presentations, guest lectures, etc.) on film, media and gender. Her last publications include two co-edited volumes with prestigious publishing companies: Gender and Violence in Spanish Culture. From Vulnerability to Accountability (Peter Lang, 2018) and Gender-Based Violence in Latin American and Iberian Cinemas (Routledge, 2020).