Rafael E. Hernández
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Rafael E. Hernández

Reeves Brothers Professor of Spanish

Raphael Hernandez

Contact

Email: rafael.hernandez@converse.edu

Office: Carmichael 305B

Phone: 864.596.9609

Degrees

BA, Bolivariana University

MA, University of Tennessee

PhD, University of Tennessee

Bio

With an interdisciplinary background in architecture (BA), planning (MS) and Spanish and Latin American Literatures (PhD), Rafael has been in the faculty of Converse College since 1984. He has published scholarly books and articles and has presented research papers on Spanish and Latin American literatures and Latin American urbanization at professional conferences. He is a Fulbright scholar. From 1992 to 1998, he was secretary-treasurer of the Southeastern Council on Latin American Studies (SECOLAS) and editor of the Southeastern Latin Americanist (SELA). In 1998, Converse made him Reeves Professor of Spanish. At the present time, he is working on a book on the novels of Gabriel García Márquez, the 1982 Nobel Laureate.