Ph.D., Brown Univ. (1994)
M.A., Middlebury College (1987)
A.B., College of the Holy Cross (1982)
Thomas Harrington is Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies at Trinity College in Hartford where he teaches courses on 20th and 21st Century Spanish Cultural History, Literature and Film. His areas of research expertise include modern Iberian nationalist movements, Contemporary Catalonia, and the history of migration between the peninsular “periphery” (Catalonia, Galicia, Portugal and the Basque Country) and the societies of the Caribbean and the Southern Cone. He is a two-time Fulbright Senior Research Scholar (Barcelona Spain and Montevideo, Uruguay) who also has lived and worked in Madrid, Lisbon and Santiago de Compostela in Galicia. He speaks (and writes in) Spanish, Catalan, Galician and Portuguese. In addition to his work in Hispanic Studies, Harrington is a frequent commentator on political and cultural affairs in the US and abroad.