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Alvin F. Sherman

Professor
University Leadership, Spanish and Portuguese

3165 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Biography

Dr. Sherman received a B.A. in Public Relations and in Spanish Literature at Brigham Young University (1985). He later earned a M.A. in Spanish Culture and Literature from BYU (1987). He received his Ph.D. in Spanish Literature and Culture from the University of Virginia (1990). He has been at BYU since 1999. Dr. Sherman has directed several study abroad programs to Spain including Spring and Fall programs in Madrid/Alcalá de Henares and the Camino de Santiago trek. He grew up in Arizona and served the Chile Santiago South Mission.

Degrees:

  • BA, Brigham Young U., 1985 (Public Relations and Spanish)
  • MA, Brigham Young U., 1987 (Spanish Literature and Culture)
  • PhD, University of Virginia, 1990 (Peninsular Literature and Culture)

Research Interests

18th- and 19th-century Spanish literature
21st-century novel
Spanish Civil War

Teaching Interests

18th- and 19th-century Spanish literature
Medieval literature
21st-century Novel
Literary Theory
Spanish Culture

Administrative Assignments

  • Academic Unit Reviews, Planning and Assessment: Director (2018 - Present)
  • : Department Chair (2005 - 2011)

Courses Taught

Publications

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Tags
Full Time Spanish & Portuguese