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Pablo Garcia Loaeza, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish

Pablo García Loaeza earned his B.A. in Latin American Literature form the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and graduate degrees in Spanish from the University of Rhode Island (M.A.) and Indiana University Bloomington (Ph.D.). He started teaching literature in 1998 and Spanish as a second language in 1999.

Dr. García Loaeza main area of expertise is early modern Spanish-American literature and culture. His research on the subject has appeared in several edited volumes and in such journals as Colonial Latin American Review, Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana, and Hispania. He is a co-author of The Improbable Conquest (Penn State Press, 2015) and The Native Conquistador (Penn State Press, 2015). He regularly teaches advanced Spanish reading and conversation courses, as well as literature and culture courses, from general surveys to more specialized seminars. He also teaches graduate courses in colonial Spanish American literature, Mexican literature, and Spanish American poetry.