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Mat Desing
Liberal Arts 216
(915) 747-7028

Matthew V. Desing is a tenure-track assistant professor of medieval and early modern Spanish literature at the University of Texas at El Paso. He attained his Ph.D. in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Linguistics from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Dr. Desing’s research focuses on travel, gender, and authority in early Spanish texts, and most specifically those from mid-thirteenth century Castile. He is increasingly interested in issues of borders and liminality in both medieval and early modern contexts.