Robert Wells, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish Languages, Spanish

Spanish courses taught by Dr. Wells are student-centered, culturally-inclusive, and concept-driven. He equips his students with a critical vocabulary and the critical-thinking skills that will allow them to live as critically informed citizens of the world. A comparative Hispanist, Dr. Wells' main areas of research are the avant-gardes, transatlantic studies, cinema studies, and critical and political theory, with emphasis on Argentina, Uruguay, and Spain. He has academic articles and chapters published and forthcoming in Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, PolĂ­tica ComĂșn, Dissidences, Transatlantic Studies: Iberia, Latin American, and Africa, and Rethinking Marxism.


  • University of Kansas
  • University of Michigan