Dr. Steven Mills
Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Purdue University
Dr. Mills is most interested in peninsular literature from the early nineteenth century on into modern times. He has written on authors such as Esporonceda, Unamuno, Machado and Satre, and is particularly interested in connections between the literature and studies in cognitive science. Most recently, he has been incorporating work on eugenics and censorship in the period leading up to and right after the Spanish Civil War. In addition, Dr. Mills has worked with Spanish theatre, and teaching Spanish through projects that involve writing, rehearsing and performing skits, and plays both on campus and throughout the community.
Advanced grammar and conversation; advanced grammar and composition; Survey of Peninsular Literature; Culture and Civ of Spain; Senior Seminar, Spanish for the careers; and Special Topics courses on the Quijote legacy and on cognitive approaches to literature.