Amy Borja, Ph.D.

Dr. Amy Borja received a B.S. Ed. from Baylor University and an M.A. from the University of Northern Iowa, with all course work completed in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. She earned a Ph.D. in Spanish Literature from the University of Texas at Austin. As a doctoral candidate, Dr. Borja received a Graduate Fellowship and multiple Kennedy Fellowships for Golden Age Studies. Her dissertation studied the fifteenth century Castilian novel, Crcel de Amor, using a structural thematic approach to analyze the texts political and metanarrative content. Dr. Borja taught at the University of North Texas for three years before joining the faculty at the University of Dallas in 2009.


  • Ph.D., Spanish Literature, University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A., Spanish, University of Northern Iowa
  • B.S. Ed., Baylor University

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Spanish

Recent Courses

  • First Year Spanish I (MSP 1301)
  • First Year Spanish 2 (MSP 1302)
  • Second Year Spanish 1 (MSP 2311)
  • Second Year Spanish 2 (MSP 2312)
  • Spanish Literary Tradition (MSP 3317)
  • Spanish Medieval Literature (MSP 4302)
  • Spanish Golden Age Prose (MSP 4313)
  • Spanish Golden Age Poetry and Theatre (MSP 4312)
  • Cervantes: Don Quijote and the Novelas ejemplares (MSP 4314)
  • Latin American Poetry from Modernism to Present (MSP 4372)

Selected Publications

  • Schreiber, Amy. Una lectura cervantina de Concierto barroco. El sol de los talleres: Estudios en homenaje a Stanislav Zimic. Ed. Mara ngeles Fernndez Cifuentes. Newark, Delaware: Juan de la Cuesta (2014): 229-240. Documentacin cervantina Tom Lathrop no. 38.
  • Reflections of Cervantes in Alejo Carpentiers Concierto barroco. Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies. March 27-29, 2014.


  • Diego de San Pedro: Literary Innovator and Social Historian. 44th International Congress on Medieval Studies. May 7-10, 2009.