Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches
JAMES ANTHONY ANDERSON
James Anthony Anderson, associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese, died on April 17, 1983. He was 48.
Dr. Anderson was born on December 5, 1934, in LaSalle, Illinois. He received his AB degree from Miami University in 1956 and his master's degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1957. He earned a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley in 1967.
>Dr. Anderson, who specialized in Renaissance and Baroque literature of Spain, joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1967. He previously taught at Marquette University, the State University of New York in New Paltz, and Princeton University.
He served as associate editor of Literature East and West from 1965-67 and published articles in numerous professional journals, including Romance Notes and La Torre. In 1974 he published Encina and Virgil, a monograph. In addition, Dr. Anderson organized two exhibits of rare books of the Spanish Renaissance and published "Three Poems" for the Texas Quarterly in 1974.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 17, 2000. Additional biographical sources can be found in the UT Office of Public Affairs.