Dr. Frieda Blackwell

E-mail: Frieda_Blackwell@Baylor.edu 

Phone: 254-710-4288 

Office: Burleson 115; Burleson 106

Department: Spanish 

BIC Course: World Cultures III

A Professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages, Dr. Frieda Blackwell received her BA, summa cum laude, from Mars Hill College and her MA and PhD from Vanderbilt University in Spanish literature.  She has taught at Baylor since 1989 and in the BIC since 1996.  She has published a book on contemporary Spanish novelist, Gonzalo Torrente Ballester and co-authored a textbook on literary criticism and paper writing entitled Guía basica a la crítica literaria y al trabajo de investigación.  She has also published articles on numerous figures in Twentieth Century Spanish literature including Torrente Ballester, Federico García Lorca, Soledad Puértolas, and Enrique Jardiel Poncela.  She serves as the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, a position held since 1996.