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Robert Felkel


Robert Felkel
Professor of Spanish
Undergraduate Advisor of Spanish

Office: (269) 387-3024

516 Sprau Tower, Mail Stop 5338

Office Hours
Monday and Friday, 2 to 4 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon, 2 to 4 p.m.
And by appointment

Mailing Address
Department of Spanish
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5338 USA

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1973
M.A., Boston College, 1968
B.S., Boston College, 1965

Dr. Robert Felkel is a professor and undergraduate advisor of Spanish in the Department of Spanish at Western Michigan University.

Felkel specializes in medieval and Spanish Golden Age Literature, with a concentration on Don Quijote by Miguel de Cervantes. A member of the Cervantes Society of America, he has published a number of articles on the Quijote in journals such as Anuario de Letras and Anales Cervantinos, and he has produced an English translation of José Antonio Maravall's Utopía y contrautopía en el Quijote. Felkel has also published articles on aspects of contemporary Spanish culture and he is currently working on a study of homiletics in the Quijote, as well as a book-length manuscript he provisionally plans to title A Tour of Don Quijote.