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Tim McCallister

Tim McCallister

Associate Professor

Undergraduate Director of Spanish

World Languages, Literatures & Cultures

Tim McCallister

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6006 Haley Center

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JD, University of Virginia

PhD, University of Virginia

About Me

Timothy McCallister specializes in early modern Spanish literature. His research centers on the religious thought of early modern Spanish authors who worked beyond the boundaries of professional religious life. Figures of interest include Miguel de Cervantes and Juan de Valdés. He is currently preparing a monograph on the nature of the sacred and profane in the literature of Cervantes.

Professor McCallister has taught graduate seminars on Don Quijote and the self in Golden Age Spain.

Research Interests

Golden Age Spanish literature, early modern religious thought


  • “A Woodcut Retold: Visual Memory in Garcilaso’s ‘Ode ad florem Gnidi.’” Romance Quarterly, vol. 67, no. 2, Apr. 2020, pp. 57–70.
  • “La antropología agustiniana puesta a prueba: la ética del episodio palaciego en el «Persiles».” Hipogrifo, vol. 7, no. 1, June 2019, pp. 201–13.