Welcome from the Dean

LLC division welcomes new dean, Dr. Patrick Blaine

Photograph of Dr. Patrick Blaine

Dr Blaine is the new dean of the LLC beginning in fall 2017. He comes to us from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, where he worked as an associate professor of Spanish in the Department of English and Modern Languages.

Dr. Blaine received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Washington, specializing in Latin American cultural production, and has published on Chilean literature and film. He is also a Spanish-English literary translator, and has a novel due out late this fall.