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George Palacios, Ph. D.

George Palacios, Ph. D.

Associate Professor of Spanish

Office: 515 Strode

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh (2013); M.A., Purdue University


George’s broad research and teaching interests encompass the literatures, cultures, philosophy and political thought related to the African diaspora in the Americas. He is particularly interested in the relations between Afro-Hispanic (i.e., Colombia, Central America, and the Caribbean islands), Afro-Brazilian and African-American literatures and cultures (i.e., the Harlem Renaissance). His most recent publications can be found at