Camino Real Award The Camino Real Award was introduced in 2012, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Institute (1987), to recognize the professional work of Spaniards who prominently and exemplary project and enhance the positive image of Spain in the United States. Read more >
Spanish Migration to the United States, 1880-1940 The main objective of this project is to study the Spanish migration to the United States between 1880 and 1940 from the exploitation of the microdata from the United States censuses carried out between these dates. This data has recently been digitalized and harmonized by the University of Minnesota. Read More >
Francisco Sáez de Adana, nuevo director del Instituto Franklin-UAH En las elecciones celebradas el pasado jueves 25 de abril de 2019, el Consejo Académico del Instituto Franklin-UAH eligió por unanimidad al Dr. Francisco Sáez de Adana Herrero, catedrático del Departamento de Ciencias de la Computación de la Universidad de Alcalá, como nuevo director del Instituto Franklin-UAH. Leer más >


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José Antonio Gurpegui

José Antonio Gurpegui

Secretary. Full Professor of American Studies. Universidad de Alcalá.

Bachelor’s Degree in English Philology and PhD by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University from 1994-1996 and he is a Fellow of the Matthiessen Room of that same university. He has published over twenty books with publishers such as Cátedra, Espasa-Calpe, Huerga y Fierro, etc. In the United States, he has published with university publishers such as Duke University Press, University of Iowa Press, Bilingual Press, etc. He is a member of the “Board of Editorial Advisors” of the Recovering the US project. Hispanic Literary Heritage. He is a regular contributor to the newspapers El Mundo and El Confidencial.