Jose Lara

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Title: Assistant Professor

Field of Study: Spanish

Office: D-2-138 MAK

Phone: 616-331-8502




  • PhD in Spanish
    Georgetown University
  • MS in Spanish
    Georgetown University
  • BA in Spanish and History
    Cornell University

Research Topics

  • Proto-racial and racial classifications and representations in Central America and the Caribbean
  • Philosophical and scientific racial discourses
  • The relationship between literature, race and nation-building projects.