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Spanish literature educator

Thomas Mermall, Spanish literature educator. National Defense fellow, 1963; grantee Fulbright Foundation, 1966-1967, City University of New York, 1980-1981, 1989, American Council of Learned Societies, 1983, American Philosophical Society, 1985, Spanish Embassy, 1988, Program for Cultural Cooperation, 1991.


Mermall, Thomas was born on September 20, 1937 in Uzhorod, Czechoslovakia. Came to the United States, 1951.


Bachelor, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1961. Master of Arts, University Connecticut, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Connecticut, 1968.


Assistant professor, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1968-1973;assistant professor, Brooklyn College, 1973-1975;associate professor, Brooklyn College, 1975-1979;professor Spanish, Brooklyn College & Graduate Center, since 1980;chair department modern languages and literature, Brooklyn College & Graduate Center, 1991-1995. Visiting professor St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland., 1988, New York University, 1988, University of Pennsylvania,1990. Consultant Columbia University Press, 1979-1981.


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    • Author: Las alegorias del poder en Francisco Ayala, 1984, Le retórica del humanismo: La cultura española después de Ortega, 1978. Member editorial board Los Ensayistas, 1980-1990, Journal Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, since 1993, PMLA, Hispanic Review, others. Contributor articles to professional publications.


Member Modern Language Association (panel coordinator annual meeting 1977, 91), American Association Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Asociación de Hispanismo Filosófico, Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas, Society Spanish and Spanish-American Studies.


Son of Gabriel and Regina (Friedman) M. Married Ann Zalkind, January 22, 1977 (divorced October 1987).

Gabriel Mermall

Regina (Friedman) Mermall

Ann Zalkind