Bruce S. Gartner
||Associate Professor & Division Chair
Arts and Letters
||B.A., Emory University;
M.A, Emory University;
Ph.D., Emory University;
Bruce Gartner, Associate Professor of Spanish, was awarded his doctorate from Emory University in Atlanta. He taught at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and The Ohio State University before joining the faculty at Ohio Dominican.
At ODU, he teaches Spanish language, civilization and history of Spain and Spanish America, Spanish for Medical Personnel, and has a special interest in the Spanish Baroque period. He has presented papers on Argentine, Spanish, and Mexican writers.
He has published in Mediavaelia, The Indiana Journal of Hispanic Literatures, Confluencia, Postscript: The Publication of the Philological Association of the Carolinas, and contributed a chapter to La palabra en vilo: narrativa de Luisa Valenzuela, edited by Gwendolyn Díaz and María Inés Lagos.
He has organized and chaired sessions on Spanish Golden Age Prose and Genre; The Reader and the Postmodern in El Lazarillo de Tormes, Cervantes, and María de Zayas; The Amorous Discourse of Borges, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and Fernando de Rojas; the Chicano Novel; and Hispanic Women's Poetry.
He enjoys the leadership role of chairing the Division of Arts of Letters, and working closely with faculty colleagues to meet academic and scholarly goals. He recently participated in a Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Faculty Seminar at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.