Latin American Studies Program
Ph.D. in Latin American Literature. University of Pittsburgh. 1989.
Ph.D. Certificate in Cultural Studies. University of Pittsburgh.1989.
Certificate in Latin American Studies. University of Pittsburgh. 1988.
MA in Foreign Languages and Literature. West Virginia University, 1986.
MA in Visual Arts. Painting and Printmaking. West Virginia University. 1986.
J.D.Law Degree. Universidad de Buenos Aires. 1983.
He is the author of five books, among them, Domingo F. Sarmiento’s Argirópolis. A Critical Translation (New York: Palgrave, 2021), La inmensa minoría. Latino@s en Estados Unidos y las identidades posicionales (Buenos Aires: Dunken, 2014), Contemporary Argentinean Women Writers. A Critical Anthology (Florida: U. P. of Florida Press, 1998, with E. Hermann), and Imagining Comala. The Space in Juan Rulfo’s Works (New York: Peter Lang, 1991) (in Spanish). Fares’ topics of research include Latin American cultural studies, legal studies, visual arts, and border studies. In 2004 he was a Fulbright Visiting Professor at the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, in Mendoza, Argentina. Dr. Fares has also been selected as a Fulbright Specialist scholar (2015-2022). He has worked with the College Board (1998-present) as reader, member and chairperson of the AP Development Spanish Language and Literature Committee, Chief Reader, and AP consultant.