Latin American Studies Program
Ph.D. in Latin American Literature. University of Pittsburgh. 1989.
Ph.D. Certificate in Cultural Studies. University of Pittsburgh.1989.
Certificate in Latin American Studies. University of Pittsburgh. 1988.
MA in Foreign Languages and Literature. West Virginia University, 1986.
MA in Visual Arts. Painting and Printmaking. West Virginia University. 1986.
J.D.Law Degree. Universidad de Buenos Aires. 1983.
Gustavo Fares is a native of Argentina. As Professor of Spanish and Co-Advisor of the Latin American Studies Program at Lawrence University his primary responsibilities include teaching all levels of the Spanish language and Latin American literature, visual arts, and culture courses, and advising students.
He is the author of four books, among them Imagining Comala. The Space in Juan Rulfo’s Works (Peter Lang, 1991), and Contemporary Argentinean Women Writers. A Critical Anthology (U. P. of Florida, 1998, with E. Hermann). Fares topics of research include Latin American cultural studies, legal studies, visual arts, and women and border studies. In 2004 he was a Fulbright Visiting Professor at the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, in Mendoza, Argentina, where he taught a graduate seminar on culture and border issues. Dr. Fares has worked with the College Board since 1998 as reader, member and chairperson of the AP Development Spanish Language and Literature Committee, Chief Reader, and AP consultant.