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Miguel Gonzalez-Abellas

Chair/Professor, Modern Languages
Modern Language
College of Arts and Sciences
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
Degrees & Certifications
The University of Kansas, Master of Arts
Academic History

Professor of Spanish, 2009

Associate Professor of Spanish, 2004

Assistant Professor of Spanish, 1997
  • SP 102 D, Beginning Spanish II
  • SP 201 B, Intermediate Spanish I
  • SP 290 XA, Study Abroad in Latin America
  • SP 311 A, Spanish Grammar Review
  • SP 340 A, History/Literature Latin Amer.
  • SP 390 XA, Study Abroad in Latin America
  • SP 400 A, Senior Thesis
Scholarly Interests/Activities

Cuban narrative during the 1990’s

Exile in Hispanic Literature

Spanish language and Translation (English/Spanish)

Hispanic Popular Culture (graphic novels, films, and music)
Service Interests/Activities


International Education
Career Accomplishments


Visiones de exilio: Para leer a Zoé Valdés (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2008)

Jugando con estereotipos (Madrid, Spain: Pliegos, 2003)


Super Merit Award for Teaching and Service at Washburn University, 2000