Juan G. Etxeberria received his PhD in English Studies from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), where he also completed a degree in English Studies and later a degree in Spanish Literature. After spending two academic years as T.A. in the Romance Languages Department at Harvard University (US), he joined the English Studies Department at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He is currently an Assistant Professor and teaches cinema and literature courses. His research interests include gender studies applied to film and literature. Some of his most relevant publications are as follows: “Heuristic mutilation as a male tool: from epistemophilic sadist voyeurism to necrophilic onanistic masochism”, in Graat-On-Line (2011), “Iron Nature: Naked Bodies and Savage Men” in Reading Nature: Cultural Perspectives on Environmental Imagery (2012), “Los Nuevos Dioses: entre el Olimpo y Disney World” in Nuevas Formas del Mito (2015), “Epopeyas postmodernas y topografías infernales sin salida” in Myth and Emotions (2017). He co-edited a volume of JACLR (2016) and is currently co-editing a volume of Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (2018). He has taken part in research groups on Latino identity and on mythocriticism, and is currently a member of a group on aging masculinities. In summer 2017 he was a visiting scholar at U.C.L.A (California, USA).