Philip O. Gericke

Professor of Spanish


  • Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley 1965 (Romance Languages and Literatures)
  • M.A. University of California, Berkeley 1960 (Spanish)
  • B.A. University of California, Riverside 1958 (Spanish)

Teaching Career:  

Associate and Lecturer in Spanish, University of California, Riverside 1962-64

Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages, San Fernando Valley State College, 1964-66

Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of California, Riverside 1966-71; Associate Professor, 1971-78; Professor, 1978-94; Professor Emeritus recalled to active service, 1994-99;

Professor Emeritus, 1999-

Major teaching and research areas: history of the Spanish language, Spanish literature to 1500, traditional ballad, Spanish civilization