Darío Fernández-Morera Associate Professor

Fernández Morera's main fields are Comparative Literature and Golden Age Spanish literature. His writings include books and editions published in Europe and the United States, and articles and review articles in English and Spanish on critical discourses and methodology, cultural issues in Latin America, Spain, and the United States, contemporary political events, modern poetry, the encounter between Europeans and Amerindians, Modernism, Cervantes, Garcilaso de la Vega, Fray Luis de León, and Vicente Aleixandre.  He has published articles, reviewed books and served as consultant and reader for History of European Ideas, The European Legacy, Symposium, Hispanic Review, the National Endowment for the Humanities,Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, etc.  Among his publications are American Academia and the Survival of Marxist Ideas; The Lyre and the Oaten Flute: Garcilaso and the Pastoral; Fray Luis: Poesía (ed); The Cultural Encounter Between Europeans and Amerindians (ed.); Cervantes in the English Speaking World (ed. with M. Hanke); Cervantes y su mundo II (ed with K. Reichenberger).  He has served in the United States National Council on the Humanities.  He is the recipient of the 2008 award for Graduate Teaching Excellence from the School of Continuing Studies.  He has served as Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. 

Sample publications online: 

“Cervantes and Economic Theory,” in Literature and the Economics of Liberty PDF


"The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise," Intercollegiate Review, vol. 41, no. 2


and directly as PDF


"The Truth About Islamic Spain" in International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations Newsletter (Winter 2010), p. 11


"Don Quixote Redivivus" in Cervantes in the English Speaking World, ed. Dario Fernandez-Morera & Michael Hanke


"Cervantes and Islam" in Cervantes y su mundo 3, ed. K. Reichenberger at


”Cervantes’ Theory and Practice of the Modern Novel,” in double issue of CIEFL Bulletin vol. 15 no. 2 and vol. 16 no. 1, pp.  49-66.

A tv interview on Jorge Luis Borges


A tv interview on Francisco de Vitoria: