Dr. Antonio García-Lozada is Professor of Spanish in the Modern Languages Department and the University Ombudsperson. He holds a M.A, and Ph.d, in Spanish Languages and Literatures from University of Maryland – College Park. His specialty from University of Maryland was on nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Latin American Literatures; however, since coming to CCSU in 1994 her scholarly work has also focused on Modernism, Caribbean, Contemporary literatures and intercultural studies.
Dr. García-Lozada has lectured at European, Latin-American and US universities, and delivered multiple papers at national and international conferences. His numerous articles have appeared in professional journals such as: Anthropos, Quimera, Aleph, Mapocho, and Acta literaria, and chapter books in Vista Higher Education Learning, Javeriana University Press (Bogotá-Colombia), and National University (Bogotá/Manizales- Colombia)
Dr. García-Lozada has been invited as a keynote speaker and visiting professor at University of Málaga (Spain), National University (Manizales-Colombia), University InterAmericana (Puerto Rico) and University Paul Verlaine (Metz-France)
Dr. García-Lozada was director of the Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Center for five years, and coordinator of the Latin American Studies as well. As an educator, he holds a very active research agenda in using technology in Spanish language, Latin American culture, history, and literature courses. He is interested in Online, Blended-Hybrid, and e-Learning courses.