Dr. Segle is an Associate Professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. His main research interests and publications are in medieval and early modern Spanish literature. Dr. Segle focuses specifically on the complexities of Christian and Morisco/Muslim relationships and how those relationships informed the literary production of the day. His current research projects include three articles in production: the misrepresentation of Islam in Pérez de Hita’s Guerras civiles de Granada; Echoes of the legend of the last Visigoth king of Spain in Edgar Allen Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher; the death of King Rodrigo, cultural hybridity, and the formation of Early Modern Spanish identity.
Dr. Zane U. Segle is also the Senior International Officer at The Citadel and serves as the Executive Director of the Center for International and Special Programs. In this role, he provides oversight of all study abroad and domestic programs. Dr Segle is also The Citadel’s Principal Designated School Official and ensures all international F1 students comply with the Department of Homeland Security’s rules and regulations as well as manages all other Designated School Officials on campus. Dr. Segle is also the Director for Fellowships and the Primary Investigator for Project GO, a grant from the Department of Defense for critical language training in Mandarin.
Ph.D. Pre-Modern Spanish Literature (University of Colorado at Boulder) M.A. Spanish Literature (University of Utah) B.A. Spanish Literature (University of Utah) A.A. General Studies (Brigham Young University, Idaho)