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Dr. David Navarro

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Office: Centennial 134
Phone: 512.245.3070

Curriculum Vitae

Biography: David Navarro earned his B.A. and M.A. in English Studies from University of Valladolid (Spain), and University College Dublin (Republic of Ireland). He holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies from Western University (London, Ontario, Canada).

Research Interests: Dr. Navarro’s research interests include medieval Iberian literature and historiography; biblical exegesis; Jewish-Christian relations; Judeo-Spanish, and Sephardic diaspora.

Dr. Navarro’s scholarly agenda also focuses on medieval jurisprudence. Dr. Navarro is currently working in collaboration with Dr. Yolanda Iglesias of University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada) on Alphonso X of Castile’s legal compendium ‘Siete Partidas’ (Seven-Part Code).

Dr. Navarro is the adviser of the Honors Hispanic Society Sigma Delta Pi-Chapter Epsilon Beta at Texas State.


Courses Taught:


Studies in Medieval and Golden Age Spanish Peninsular Literature

Studies in Spanish Peninsular Culture

Nutritional Spanish


Introduction to Hispanic Literature and Literary Analysis

Survey of Spanish Literature: Beginnings-1800

Business Spanish

Advanced Spanish Composition (Heritage Speakers)

Advanced Spanish Composition

Advanced Spanish Grammar

Intermediate Spanish

Special Topics in Spanish:

Women and Minorities in Medieval Spanish Literature

Bilingual Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors / La Comedia de las Equivocaciones (Co-taught with Dr. Joe Falocco – Dept. of English)

Honors College:

Religious Dialogue and Debate (Co-taught with Dr. Rebecca Raphael – Dept. of Philosophy)