Dr. Linda Maier

Emeritus Professor - Spanish, World Language & Cultures


1310 Ben Graves Drive
Morton Hall
Room 037
Huntsville, AL 35899
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After teaching all levels of Spanish for 32 years - 5 years at Wake Forest University and 27 years at UAH - Dr. Maier retired in 2020. Her research is focused on the avant-garde poetry of Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges, connections between peninsular and Spanish American art and literature, Hispanic women’s testimonial literature, and contemporary Chilean poetry and prose. Her publications have appeared in professional journals, including Hispania, Romance Notes, and Variaciones Borges, among others. In addition, she has published a book and co-edited a volume of essays. She spent two years studying and doing research in Spain and has traveled to nine other Spanish-speaking countries, including Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, and Puerto Rico.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Spanish, University of Virginia, 1987
  • M.A., Spanish, University of Virginia, 1982
  • B.A., Spanish and Education, Washington University in St. Louis, 1980

Recent Publications

  • Borges and the European Avant-garde (New York: Lang, 1996)

  • Woman as Witness: Essays on Testimonial Literature by Latin American Women (New York: Lang, 2004)