Dale J. Pratt is Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature at Brigham Young University, where he teaches courses ranging from Introduction to Spanish Literature to Graduate seminars on Unamuno, Don Quijote, the Don Juan Theme, and Protohumans and Posthumans. His research focuses on Spanish novels of prehistory, Realism, and the Generation of 1898. Also, since 2002 he and his wife, Valerie Hegstrom, have produced seven full-length Golden Age plays in Spanish for international theater festivals and for tours throughout the southwest, Utah, Colorado and Idaho. He is currently involved in several projects dealing with protohumans and posthumans in Spain.
BA, Spanish & Portuguese, Brigham Young U., 1990
PhD, Romance Studies, Cornell U., 1994