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Emron Esplin

Associate Professor
English

4148 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

  • Raised outside of Blackfoot, Idaho
  • Mission in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Taught 5 years at Kennesaw State University
  • Taught 4 summers at International Summer School on the Americas near Graz, Austria
  • Married to Marlene Hansen Esplin
  • Father of 5 children

Research Interests

19th-20th Century US Literature
Inter-American Literary Studies
20th Century Spanish American Literature
Poe & Borges
Poe & Spanish America/Poe & the world

Teaching Interests

19th-20th Century US Literature
Inter-American Literary Studies

Education

  • Ph.D. in English, English , Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Michigan State University (2008)
  • MA in English, English , Brigham Young University (2003)
  • Ba. in English, English , Spanish, Brigham Young University (2000)

Honors and Awards

  • Alcuin Teaching Award, Honors/Gen Ed, BYU (2022 - 2024)
  • 1-Year Faculty Fellowship , BYU Humanities Center (2020 - 2021)
  • J. Lasley Dameron Award, Poe Studies Association (2020 - 2020)
  • James W Gargano Award, Poe Studies Association (2014 - 2014)

Courses Taught