Andrés Ibarra Cordero holds a B.A. in English Linguistics and Literature (2009) at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, where he also completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Aesthetics and Philosophy (2010). During this period he had his first academic experience as a professor assistant in three undergraduate modules for the Literature department. In 2011 he was awarded a Conicyt Scholarship (Chile) to study an M.A. in Comparative Literature at King’s College London. When he returned to Chile, he mainly taught English language and literature in several languages institutes, polytechnics, and universities. In 2016 he was awarded a Conicyt Doctoral Scholarship to pursue an academic formation at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). He is currently working on a PhD research at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) with a comparative analysis on queer fiction, and more specifically; the literary representation of queer chronotopes in contemporary dissident masculinities. For further information about his research project, please check its description on the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis (NICA) or the Onderzoekschool Literatuurwetenschap (OSL) websites below. Andres’s broad research interests lie in comparative literature; literary theory; postcolonial studies; gender theory; feminisms; masculinities; queer fiction and LGBTI subcultures.