Associate Professor of Spanish
M.A., University of Arkansas
B.A., Universidad del Atlantico, Colombia
Iván Iglesias, a native of Colombia, South America, completed his Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages (Spanish, English and French) at Universidad del Atlántico in Barranquilla, his home city. He was then awarded a scholarship to continue his education at the University of Arkansas, where he obtained his Master of Arts in Spanish Literature in 2002. He is currently working on a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Arkansas.
Mr. Iglesias has taught at Hampden-Sydney College in the state of Virginia, and at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) in Conway. He has published in the field of poetry. In his poems, his obsession with the passing of time and the theme of Death is clearly seen.
Mr. Iglesias was recognized by the Governor of Arkansas as an "Arkansas Traveler," an award given to those with distinguished accomplishments who have served as "ambassadors" for the state of Arkansas.