Germán de Patricio

Associate Professor


Contact Information

CLA 4141
MW 12:15-1:15
TTh 2:30-3:30
and by appointment


2010 Ph.D., University of Virginia. Thesis: “Imagen pública, religión y política; capital simbólico y antisemitismo en Quevedo” (Public image, religion and Politics; symbolic capital and anti-Semitism in Quevedo).

Areas of Expertise

Spanish Golden Age, Political Theory, Cultural Sociology, Religion


Dr. Germán De Patricio, Professor of Spanish, is a native of Cadiz, Spain. He received his PhD in Spanish from the University of Virginia; holds an MA in Spanish Literature from Purdue University, and did his undergraduate studies at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. His research has focused on Quevedo, a great and complex author and statesman of the Spanish Golden Age. His scholarly interests include political theory and cultural sociology. He has published several specialized articles, translations of Dutch literature into Spanish, and his own fiction.

Fall 2018 Course Schedule

  • SPAN 302.001 Composition and Conversation II
  • SPAN 311.001 Culture and Civilization of Spain
  • SPAN 311.003 Culture and Civilization of Spain