Kern Lunsford, PhD

Professor of Spanish

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD - Peninsular Literature, University of Maryland at College Park
  • MA - Spanish Language and Literature, Florida State University
  • BA - Spanish, Florida State University


  • Taught at University level for 44 years
  • Extensive travel in Spain, México, and Guatemala

Professional/Research Interests

  • Peninsular Literature
  • Latin American Literature
  • Spanish Linguistics
  • Study Abroad

Courses Taught:

  • All levels of Spanish; Spanish and Latin American Literature

Personal Information

Married to wife Victoria; three children and four grandchildren. Hobbies: reading, handball, and chess.

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Modern Language Association
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Carnegie 133