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Arturo Giraldez

Professor of Spanish & SIS


Phone: 209.946. 6408

Office Hours

WPC Annex 143


PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1990

MA, Universidad Com-plutense de Madrid, 1979

BA, Universidad Com-plutense de Madrid, 1976

Curriculum Vitae 

Teaching Philosophy

To transmit to my students knowledge and wisdom to the best of my abilities.

Scholarly Interest

Big History, World History, Global Economic History of the Modern Era (15th to 17th centuries).


PACS 2-Big History

Perspectives of World History

Latin America and Spanish Civilization

SPAN 141 Spanish Composition & Syntax, Semantics and Morphology.