Liesder Mayea

Liesder Mayea
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Liesder Mayea is an assistant professor of Spanish at the University of Redlands who teaches all levels of Spanish and is available to offer his insight on the Spanish language.

His current research is on the diverse cultural, literary, religious and mythological aspects of Don Quixote. He is also studying the clash of Judaism, Islam and Christianity during the Renaissance and middle ages and the role of literature in this clash.

Mayea holds a doctorate in Spanish from the University of California at Riverside; a master’s degree in Spanish from San Diego State University; and a bachelor of arts with majors in art history, Spanish and comparative literature from San Diego State University.

Academic Interests and Areas of Expertise

  • Spanish literature
  • Golden Age Spanish literature
  • Don Quixote
  • Erasmus of Rotterdam
  • History of the Spanish Renaissance
  • Islam
  • Christianity
  • Hinduism
  • Greek, Mesopotamian, Mesoamerican and Egyptian mythology

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