Germán De Patricio, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


Contact Info

CLA 4141
TWR 12-1pm 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, Associate Professor of Spanish, is a native of Cádiz, Spain. He received his Ph.D. 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 Francisco de Quevedo, a great and complex author and statesman of the Spanish Golden Age. His scholarly interests include political theory and cultural sociology. His research has an international impact: his articles and book have been quoted and praised by experts in Europe, Latin America, USA and Korea.

De Patricio, Germán. Quevedo, personaje de ficción: icono colectivo. Newark: Juan de la Cuesta, 2020. 

Spring 2023 Course Schedule

  • SPAN 202.001   Spanish Intermediate II
  • SPAN 301.002   Composition and Conversation I
  • SPAN 302.001   Composition and Conversation II