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Jose Alvarez

Jose Alvarez


Associate Professor

Office Building

Wagner Hall



Mailing Address

Wagner Hall 115
School of American & Global Studies-Box 2275
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Specialty Area
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Modern Languages


* Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University 2013 Hispanic Literature, Minor in Latin American Studies
* M.A. The Pennsylvania State University 2007 Hispanic Literature
* B.A. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Perú 2004 Hispanic Literature and Language

Academic Interests/Expertise

* Primary: Modern Spanish American Literature, Inter-American Literature
* Secondary: Latin American Media Culture, World Literature, British Gothic Literature

Academic Responsibilities

Fall 2021
Intermediate Spanish I (SPAN 201)
Advanced Grammar (SPAN 492)
Advanced Conversation (SPAN 492)

Committee Activities

* Member, Faculty Senate, 2020 - present
* Member, Faculty Budget Committee, 2017 - present
* Member, Faculty Council, College of Arts and Sciences, 2014 – 2017