Michael Gordon, Ph.D.

Michael Gordon

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Office: Leutze Hall 127A
Tel: (910) 962 - 3340
Fax: (910) 962-7712

B.A., Duke University
M.A., Middlebury College
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
, Madison

Michael Gordon received his B.A. in Spanish and History from Duke University, his M.A. in Spanish from Middlebury College, and most recently, his Ph.D. in Spanish in May of 2014 from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His dissertation focused on Jews in Spanish Golden Age captivity literature, and his research interests include Miguel de Cervantes, religions of the Mediterranean, and the rise of the Spanish Empire. Michael has studied abroad and lived in Spain, Italy, and Central America, and he looks forward to promoting similar experiences for UNCW's students. Michael is moving to Wilmington with his wife Giulia, who is also teaching in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, and their daughter Rachele.