Carlos Burgos, PhD

Carlos Burgos
Phone: (619) 260-7457
Fax: (619) 260-4598
Office: Serra Hall 201

Visiting Professor & Academic Director, USD Madrid Center

  • Ph.D., Stanford University, Latin American and Iberian Studies
  • M.A., University of California at Davis, Latin American Literature
  • B.A., Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Literature

Carlos Burgos will teach all levels of Spanish language and Latin American literature, film, and culture courses. His research interests include nineteenth and twentieth century Latin American literature and politics, travel writing, film, histories and theories of globalization, and critical articulations of literature and philosophy.

Areas of Interest

Burgos has taught a variety of courses at Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Stanford and University of California, Davis, including language courses, surveys in Latin American literature and culture as well as upper division courses in film and critical theory. In addition to teaching departmental classes, Burgos Jara has participated in team-taught seminars on politics, terrorism, and documentary films in South America.