Wifredo de Ràfols, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Spanish; Graduate Director
Fred de Rafols


Wifredo de Ràfols, Ph.D., associate professor, received his M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University and Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis. He teaches a wide variety of courses in Spanish literature, culture and literary theory, and serves on various University, College and departmental committees. He has delivered numerous conference papers in the United States and Spain and published widely within his area of specialization - 19th and 20th-century Spanish literature. His publications examine works by Zorrilla, Galdós, Valle-Inclán, Jiménez, Guillén and Lorca. His general research interests include hermeneutics, artificial reading and bias studies.


  • Ph.D., University of California, Davis
  • M.A., Johns Hopkins University