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Miguel Gonzalez-Abellas

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

Professor of Spanish, 2009

Associate Professor of Spanish, 2004

Assistant Professor of Spanish, 1997
  • SP 201 B, Intermediate Spanish I
  • SP 202 B, Intermediate Spanish II
  • SP 290 XA, Study Abroad in Latin America
  • SP 311 A, Spanish Grammar Review
  • SP 326 A, Civilization of Latin America
  • 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