Imogen Choi is an Associate Professor of Spanish at the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, and a Stipendiary Lecturer at Keble.

Her research looks at sixteenth and seventeenth century literature in Spanish, working across Europe and the Americas and with a particular interest in establishing a dialogue between the narrative poetry of the period, sacred history and intellectual history.

Her first book was concerned with the ways in which epic poetry in the Viceroyalty of Peru was used to explore the ethical dilemmas of conflict and emerging notions of political community. In 2023-24 she is based in Madrid as a Leverhulme International Fellow and visiting professor at Universidad Eclesiástica San Dámaso and Universidad Complutense with the project ‘Sacred epic and diasporic communities in the early modern Hispanic world