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Santiago Tejerina-Canal


Professor of Hispanic Studies Emerita (retired)

Santiago Tejerina-Canal, seven-time director-in-residence of Hamilton’s Academic Year in Spain, retired in 2010. A member of the Hamilton faculty since 1984, he earned his Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his Licenciatura from the University of Barcelona. Former president of ALDEEU (Spanish Professionals in America), he has organized national lectures and international symposia, participated in numerous conferences and published several articles on Spanish Peninsular and Latin American literature and culture. The author of a book on Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes, La muerte de Artemio Cruz: Secreto generativo, Professor Tejerina-Canal was instrumental in organizing Hamilton’s Centro Universitario de Estudios Hispánicos in Madrid and is co-founder of the Summer Institute of Hispanic Studies at the University of León.

Appointed to the Faculty: 1984

Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst
M.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Licenciatura, Filosofia y Letras, Universidad Central de Barcelona

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