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Associate Professor of Spanish
Dr. Albert David Hitchcock, Assiociate Professor of Spanish, earned his Master’s degree in Spanish from Middlebury College and his Ph.D. in Hispanic Literature from Cornell University. Prior to joining the USI faculty in 2005, he taught Spanish at Westminster School in Connecticut, Wesleyan College in Georgia (where he was recognized with the college’s teaching excellence award), and Worcester State College in Massachusetts. Over the course of his career, Dr. Hitchcock has instructed undergraduate courses on the literatures and civilizations of Spain and Latin America and on Spanish linguistics, as well as graduate courses on Spanish film and drama, civilization, and linguistics. He was honored with the Dean’s Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching at the beginning of the 2006-2007 academic year.
A specialist in the contemporary drama of Spain, Dr. Hitchcock counts among his other areas of interest Hispanic film and drama, cultural studies, literary theory, and Hispanic outreach, and is a frequent presenter at scholarly conferences and the author of several articles on contemporary Spanish theater. On campus he has participated as a presenter in both the Liberal Arts Faculty Colloquia series and the International Interdisciplinary Colloquium on the Day of the Dead. He serves as the Spanish liaison for the College Achievement Program and has devoted a considerable amount of effort to an ongoing project, supported by USI’s Connect with Southern Indiana program, on the integration of Evansville’s Latino population
Dr. Hitchcock enjoys hiking, travel, history, music of all genres, and spending time with his family.