Reyes Coll-Tellechea is Professor of Latin American and Iberian Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Her main research line is focused on the history of the book and sixteenth-century Spanish literature and society, with particular attention to the practice of censorship and its effects on the development of Spanish literature, culture, and society. Her research is multidisciplinary and combines the history of the book, literary history, the sociology of the text, bibliography, textual studies, and the digital humanities. She has a Ph. D in Hispanic Studies (University of Minnesota) and a Degree in Spanish Philology (Universidad Complutense de Madrid). She has authored several monographs and editions, and her articles have been published in specialist journals in the United States, Spain, Canada, France, and Spain. She has chaired her department on several occasions, and created the first undergraduate degree program in English-Spanish translation in New England, and the first digital library (“Mercedes Agulló y Cobo Digital Library” at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Her academic activity is also noted for its social commitment and she is currently a member of the Human Rights Commission of the City of Boston, Massachusetts.