Dr. Raul F. Neira. Emeritus Faculty of Spanish; PhD. University of Texas at Austin, 1990. Specialist in 19th and 20th Century Latin American Literature & Civilization. Since 1991 has taught a variety of courses in pertaining to language and literature culture and film. He has delivered papers and published articles on various Latin American authors. He is constantly introducing new courses, on the Spanish American essay, short story and film. Since 1998, he has served as a director of the Salamanca Study Abroad Program.