A professor of Hispanic Studies, Sebastiaan Faber is the Chair of the Hispanic Studies program. His research interests include topics such as representations of the Spanish Civil War and intellectual contact between Spain and Spanish America after 1810. His newest book Anglo-American Hispanists and the Spanish Civil War: Hispanophilia, Commitment, and Discipline is slated for publication August 2008.
- Ph.D Spanish and Spanish American Literature, designated emphasis in Critical Theory, University of California, Davis, 1999
- Doctorandus cum laude Spanish Literature, University of Amsterdam, 1995