Lourdes Alvarez

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

University of New Haven

Lourdes Alvarez is the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of New Haven. She received her Ph.D. in Spanish from Yale University, where she was awarded the Richard Franke Fellowship in the Humanities. A recipient of a Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship for Mrocco in 2000, she earned her B.A. in neurobiology at the University of California at Berkeley, and her M.A. in Spanish from San Francisco State University. Conversant in five languages, Alvarez is the author of a book and numerous book chapters, journal articles, and conference papers.