Dr.GutiérrezLaboy

I have not found the answer to my search
of why we are like we are, but I have certainly
learned this: we have always been like we are.

Curriculum Vitae
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Department of Humanities Box 23323 San Juan Puerto Rico 00931-3323
E-mail rgutierrez@alumni.rutgers.edu
Experience

1990 - Present University of Puerto Rico Rio, Piedras Campus

Professor

               Courses - College of General Studies

  • Humanities (Introduction to the Study of Western Civilization)
  • Puerto Rican Thought and National Reality
  • Organization, Methods and Principle of Knowledge

               Courses - College of Natural Sciences

 

  • Bioethics

2013  University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus

Acting Dean                                      College of General Studies

2011 University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus

Acting Associate Dean of Academic Affairs                                      College of General Studies

 

2008 - 2009 The Eugenio María de Hostos Chair - University of Puerto Rico

1994 - 1998 University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus

Chairman

  • Department of Humanities. Faculty of General Studies

1986 - 1990 Inter American University of Puerto Rico - San German Campus

Instructor and Academic Counselor Undergraduate courses:

  • Introduction to the Spanish Language
  • Writing and Composition
  • Spanish American Literature I-II
  • Introduction to Spanish Literature
  • Generation of 1898
  • Prose and Poetry of the Golden Age
  • Masterpieces of World Literature

Graduate courses:

  • The Teaching of Spanish as a Second Language

1982 - 1985 Kean University - Union, NJ

Director of the Foreign Languages Laboratories

1979 - 1980 Newark Emergency Services for Families - Newark, NJ

Social Worker and Specialist in Social Services Coordination

1977 - 1979 Latin American Cultural Council-School for Latin American Workers - Newark, NJ. Sponsored by Rutgers University

Administrative Coordinator and Teacher of Spanish and Social Sciences Part time

 
(Part time)

1985 Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ

  • Elementary Spanish II. Coordinator of this course.

1985 Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ

  • Elementary Spanish I-II

 

1980 - 1985 Essex County College - Newark, NJ

  • Cultural History of Puerto Rico
  • Western Civilization

1984 Montclair State University - Upper Montclair, NJ

  • Masterpieces of Spanish American Literature
  • Cultural History of Latin America

1980 - 1984 Newark Public Library - Newark, NJ

  • Translator

1980 - 1982 Fordham University - Bronx, NY

  • Elementary Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Spanish as a Native Language

1981 - 1982 Passaic County College - Paterson, NJ

  • History of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean
  • History of Latin America

1981 - 1982 Lehman College (CUNY), Bronx, NY

  • Contemporary Literature of Spain and Latin America
Education

1985 - 1991 Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Specialization: History of Ideas in Latin America (Colonial and XIX Century) Special interest in Literary and Philosophical Essay.
  • General Areas of Study: Spanish Medieval and Golden Age Literature / Contemporary Spanish Literature

1980 - 1982 Fordham University - Bronx, NY

Master of Arts

  • Latin American Language, Literature and Culture

1974 - 1979 Montclair State University - Upper Montclair, NJ

Bachelor of Arts

  • Hispanic Studies & Philosophy
  • Studies for the BA also conducted at Pontifical Catholic and Inter American Universities of Puerto Rico and at Rutgers-Newark
Others studies

2016 FELAIBE/Central University of Chile

  • Updating course in Research Ethics

2013  National Autonomous University of México

  • Certification on Education in Human Rights

2007-2008 National University of Mar del Plata - Argentina

  • Bioethics and Philosophy

2008 Oxford University - England

  • Playing God: An Introduction to Bioethics

2008 Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences - Argentina

  • Clinical Bioethics

1980 City University of New York - New York, NY

  • Doctoral Studies in Spanish

1978 Rutgers University - Newark, NJ

  • Certificate in History of Puerto Rico

1977 New York University - New York, NY

  • Certificate in American English
Publications

Books:

  • Eutanasia y la ayuda a morir: Una dimensión humanista. San Juan: Ediciones Philo-Sophos, 2017. 141. See cover>> Paperback Buy>> and Kindle Edition. Buy>>
  • Humanidades, Bioética, Derechos Humanos. San Juan: Ediciones Philo-Sophos, 2013. 209. See cover>> Paperback Buy>> and Kindle Edition, 2013. Buy>>
  • Eugenio María de Hostos: Precursor de la bioética en América Latina. Santo Domingo: Ediciones Biblioteca Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña, 2010. 213. See cover>> 2nd. Edition, Kindle Edition, 2011 (Revised) Buy>>
  • Pensar y entender a Hostos. San Juan: Ediciones Situm, 2009. 213.  See cover>> 2nd. Edition, Kindle Edition, 2011 (Revised and Expanded). Buy>>
  • Ética a Ana Laura (Hacia una ética humanista). Madrid: Editorial Manuscritos, 2008. 167.  See cover>> Kindle Edition, 2011. Buy>>
  • La fragilidad humana y otros ensayos (Reflexiones humanísticas). Madrid: Ediciones Atlantis, 2005. 76. See cover>> Kindle Edition, 2011. Buy>>
  • El discurso moral en Eugenio María de Hostos y otros ensayos. Buenos Aires: Editorial Libros en Red, 2005. 116. Colección: Filosofía y Teoría social (In digital format Microsoft Reader-LIT, Adobe Reader-PDF and Paper).  See cover>>
  • Pensamiento filosófico y literario de Eugenio María de Hostos. In Repertorio Ibero e Iberoamericano de Ensayistas y Filósofos. Georgia: The University of Georgia. -Online-, Proyecto ensayo hispánico directed by José Luis Gómez-Martínez. 2001 Read>>
  • Hostos y su filosofía moral: Acercamiento a Moral social. Puerto Rico: Ediciones Sociedad Histórica de Lajas, 1992. 113. See cover>>
  • Moral y lenguaje en Hostos: Un análisis de Moral social. Diss. Rutgers U, 1991. Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI, 1991. 226.
  • Puerto Rico: Tema y motivo en la poesía hispánica (Antología). New York: Senda Nueva de Ediciones, 1980. 131. See cover>>
  • In progress: Literature in Philosophy

Essays in books:

  • "Hostos, adelantado de la bioética." Simposio Pertinencia del Pensamiento de Eugenio María de Hostos en el siglo xxi. San Juan: Publicaciones Gaviota, 2011. 45-63.
  • "Eugenio María de Hostos ante el 98." Un cambio de siglo 1898: España, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Filipinas y Puerto Rico. José Girón Garrote, ed. Oviedo: Editorial de la Universidad de Oviedo, 2008. 319-324.
  • "Hostos ante el 98." 1898: La pérdida de las colonias. Gustavo Pardo Muñiz, ed. España: Editorial de la Universidad de Oviedo. 1999.
  • "Puerto Rico." Co-author with Carlos Ramos Mattei. Anuario Bibliográfico 1990 - Historia del Pensamiento Ibero e Iberoamericano. José Luis Gómez Martínez, ed. Georgia: Georgia Series on Hispanic Thought, 1993. 273-77.
  • "Prólogo." De lo profundo de mi alma (Poemas). By Gladys Gutiérrez Laboy. 1990. 2-4.

Essays and Articles:

  • "Hacia un enfoque filosófico-científico de la vida: Bioética, ciencias y humanidades." Prometeica: Revista de Filosofía y Ciencias 4.8 (2013): 46-66. Read>>
  • "Una mirada filosófica a la ética de la investigación." Revista Bioética 21.1 (2013): 42-53. Read>>
  • "El problema de la prohibición en la ética." Problemata: Revista Internacional de Filosofia 2.2 (2011): 156-175. Read>>
  • "A filosofia educativa de Eugenio Maria de Hostos." Revista Brasileira de Educação. 16.46 (2011): 51-67.  Read>>
  • "Ciências Humanas, Bioética, Neuroética e Psiquiatria." Revista AdVerbum, Revista Digital de Filosofia da Psicoanálise, Filosofia da Psiquiatria e Filosofia da Psicologia 5.1 (2010): 10-20. Read>> 
  • "Hostos, adelantado de la bioética." Once de enero 3.3 (2009): 1-9.       
  • "Notes on Bioethics and Humanistic Ethics." The Philosophical Society Review / Oxford University. 30 (2008): 31-35.
  • "Tiempo y existencia en el pensamiento de Marcelino de Cisneros." Revista de Estudios Generales 10.10 (1995-1996): 101-113.
  • "Análisis metaético de Moral social de E.M. de Hostos." Revista de Estudios Generales 9.9 Vol. 2 (1994-1995): 89-139.
  • "Vivir con Hostos: Reflexiones en torno a la educación general." La Revista de la Sociedad Histórica de Lajas 3.5 (1994): 10-13.
  • "Presencia de Lajas en la poesía de Lola Rodríguez de Tio." La Revista de la Sociedad Histórica de Lajas 3.4 (1994): 4-8.
  • Rev. of Espejos negros/Los caminos del silencio by Victor Guillermo Malta. Círculo: Revista de Cultura 23 (1994): 203-205.
  • "Reflexiones en torno al Quinto centenario II." La Revista de la Sociedad Histórica de Lajas 1.2 (1992): 8-12.
  • "Los poemas de amor de Pablo Le Riverend." Círculo: Revista de Cultura 21 (1992): 99-105.
  • "Reflexiones en torno al Quinto centenario I." La Revista de la Sociedad Histórica de Lajas 1.1 (1992): 5-9.
  • "Imagen de Puerto Rico en la poesía hispánica." Revista de Estudios Generales 6.6 (1991-1992): 43-66.
  • Rev. of El negro en la poesía dominicana by Vicenta Caamaño de Fernández. Círculo: Revista de Cultura 19 (1990): 199-202.
  • "Hostos, figura continental." Interamericana [San German, PR] Oct. 1987: 7-8.
  • "Hostos en la conciencia puertorriqueña." Interamericana [San German, PR] June 1987: 19.
  • Rev. of Borges y la imaginación by José Juan Barrientos. Revista/Review Interamericana 16.1-4 (1986): 155-156.
  • Rev. of Valores personales by Eduardo Espina. Círculo: Revista de Cultura 14 (1985): 120-121.
  • "Puerto Rico: A Historical Perspective." Essex County College Organ [Newark, NJ] Oct. - Nov. 1985: 8.
  • Rev. of Imágenes e Identidades: El puertorriqueño en la literatura by Asela Rodríguez de Laguna. Revista/Review Interamericana 13. 1-4 (1983): 257-258.
  • "Porqué América y no Colombia." Nuevo Coquí [Newark, NJ] 15 Oct. 1982: 9.
  • "El Nuevo Mundo ante los ojos de Colón." Nuevo Coquí [Newark, NJ] 15 Oct. 1982: 8.
  • "Concepto de la raza: La hispanidad." Nuevo Coquí [Newark, NJ] 15 Oct. 1982: 7.
  • "Chehkov caribeño en Newark." Nuevo Coquí [Newark, NJ] 1 Oct. 1982: 8, 9.
  • "Las bibliotecas y la comunidad hispana." Diario-La Prensa [New York, NY] 27 Nov. 1980: 20, 45.
  • "Recordando a Ortega." Diario-La Prensa [New York, NY] 4 Nov. 1980: 18, 32 and 2 August 1981: 28.
  • "Significación del Grito de Lares." Diario-La Prensa [New York, NY] 25 Sept. 1980: 22, 25.
  • "José Gautier Benítez en el centenario de su muerte." Diario-La Prensa [New York, NY] 8 Sept. 1980: 20, 28.
  • "Libros para hoy." Brief books reviews published from 1981 to 1982, regularly on El Nuevo Coquí, La Voz, La Tribuna and El Noticiero del Barrio (In Spanish and English). Spanish Newspapers of New Jersey.
  • Others articles on New York and New Jersey Spanish Newspapers.
Lectures
  • "Eugenio María de Hostos: Un adelantado de la bioética latinoamericana (nuevas reflexiones)." Conference of Bioethics Professionals - Reflections for a Puerto Rican Bioethics Agenda. Sponsored by: Medical Sciences Campus, Graduate School of Public Health, Hostos Institute of Bioethics, Pan American Health Organization. Keynote Speaker. May, 2011.
  • "Hostos: Filosofía y literatura (Nueva aproximación"." XIII International Book Fair Santo Domingo 2010. Museum of Modern Art. Santo Domingo, R.D. April, 2010.
  • "Hostos, adelantado de la bioética." Simposio Pertinencia del pensamiento de Eugenio María de Hostos. Eugenio María de Hostos Museum, Mayagüez, PR. Keynote Speaker. November, 2009.
  • "Hostos como precursor de la bioética." Unversity of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, Graduate School of Public Health, Hostos Institute of Bioethics. Course-Keynote Speaker. June 2009.
  • "La filosofía moral de Eugenio María de Hostos." University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, Graduate School of Public Health, Hostos Institute of Bioethics. Course-Keynote Speaker. June, 2009.
  • "Hostos: Filosofía y literatura." Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San Germán Campus. Department of Languages and Literature. April, 2009
  • "A filosofia da educação de Eugenio Maria de Hostos." Federal University of the Amazon. Department of Education. Manaus, Brazil. January, 2009.
  • "Reflexões sobre a educação especial no Porto Rico." Federal University of the Amazon. Department of Education. Manaus, Brazil. January, 2009.
  • "Hostos, ese ilustre desconocido." University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. Speech in front of his monument on his 170 anniversary. January, 2009.
  • "Ética de la investigación en las ciencias sociales y naturales: Reflexiones hostosianas." University of Puerto Rico, Dean's Office for Graduate Studies and Research.  Sponsored by The National Science Foundation. Opening Speech. October, 2008.
  • "Humanidades, bioética y psiquiatría."  School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Puerto Rico. September, 2008.
  • "Pensamiento puertorriqueño: Identidad y cultura." Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil. March 2007.
  • "Puerto Rico y la lengua española" Teachers of Public y Private Schools, Borborema, Brazil. June 2006.
  • "Finitud y trascendencia: Problema metafísico central de la posmodernidad de Marcelino de Cisneros" Book Presentation. Sponsored by the Departments of Humanities of the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras and Mayaguez Campuses. Casa de España. February 1995.
  • "Vivir con Hostos: Reflexiones en torno a la educación general." Seventh Inaugural Lecture of the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus. September 1994.
  • "La filosofía moral en el mundo antiguo." University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. March 1992.
  • "El discurso moral hostosiano." Kingsborough C. College of The City University of New York. November 1991.
  • "Los poemas de amor de Pablo Le Reverend." XXIX Congreso anual del Círculo de Cultura Panamericano. Bergen C. College. November 1991.
  • "América frente a Europa: Reflexiones en torno al Quinto centenario." Federal Forest Services of PR. October 1991.
  • "Hostos en la conciencia nacional de Puerto Rico." Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus. November 1987.
  • "Comunicación I - II de Idalia Cordero Cuevas." Book Presentation. Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San German Campus. March 1987.
  • "La literatura puertorriqueña contemporánea (Algunas consideraciones)." Book Fair. Newark Public Library. April 1983.
  • "Imagen de Puerto Rico en la poesía hispánica." Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San Germán Campus. November 1982.
  • "La conciencia política en el Puerto Rico de hoy." Essex County College. October 1980. Also at Montclair State University. October 1981.
  • "Eugenio María de Hostos y América." Essex County College. October 1980. Also at EPRAN (New York Literary Organization). November 1985.
  • "Historia de la migración puertorriqueña a los E.U." Essex County College. April 1980.
  • Talks about the life and works of E.M. de Hostos at: Super B Radio Station, Lajas, PR (January 1988); Leonides Morales H.S., Lajas, PR (January 1988); Lola Rodriguez de Tio H.S., San German, PR (February 1988); University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus (October 1992, September 1993, June 1995).
  • Radio talks on Puerto Rico history and culture at Wado Radio Station, New York with Gilda Mirós. 1984 - 1985.
  • Talks about my book Puerto Rico: Tema y motivo en la poesía hispánica at: Lajas Cultural Center - ICPR (1982), Montclair State University (1981), Brooklyn College (1981), EPRAN (1981), Newark Public Library (1981).
  • Moderator at: XI Encuentro Caribeño, Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San German Campus (March 1988) and at the Congreso Internacional sobre el Caribe, Inter American University, San German Campus (October 1987).
Others Professional Activities
  • Editor of La Revista de la Sociedad Histórica de Lajas. 1992 - 1996
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Revista de Estudios Generales. 1993-2004.
  • Literary Consultant for Revista/Review Interamericana. 1986 - 1989.
  • Consultant for the Puerto Rican Board of Higher Education 1996-1998.
Languages Spanish, Portuguese and English. Reading knowledge of French and Italian. Some knowledge of Ancient Greek and Latin.
Awards and Recognitions
  • International WHO'S WHO of Professionals - 2001 Edition.
  • WHO'S WHO Historical Society.
  • Certificate of Recognition "for promoting and dignify the quality of life of the Cardenalician City." Club Altrusa Premia 2001. International Altrusa Club, Inc. Lajas, Puerto Rico. 2001
  • Certificate of merit because "he has been fundamental in our mission to extend horizons through the continued education." University of Puerto Rico, Division of Continued Education and Extension, 1997.
  • Certificate of Merit by the Puerto Rican Association of Teachers of Spanish. 1988.
  • Plaques of recognition by students L.A.C.C. and Essex County College.
  • Homage for book publication by Newark Public Library. 1981.
  • Certificate of recognition for the coordination of Students Activities by Rutgers University. 1977.
  • Poetry Award by the Spanish Department of the Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San German Campus. 1976.
Professional Associations
  • Oxford Philosophical Society
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  • Philosophical Society of Puerto Rico
  • Historical Society of Lajas. President (1987 - 1991); vice-president (Since 1991). Founder member
  • Pan American Cultural Circle. Member of the Executive Board with the position of National Delegate (1994 - 1995)
  • Rutgers Alumni Association
References Upon request.