Jeffrey T. Bersett, Chair

Associate Professor of Spanish

Jeff received his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis (1989) and continued his studies at the University of Virginia (M.A. 1992, Ph.D. 2002). He teaches Spanish language, literature, art and culture, as well as Film Studies. His research interests include 19th-century Spanish theater and narrative, and Spanish art history. Jeff is also Westminster's Director of Off Campus Study.

Office: Thompson Clark 412

Campus extension: x7259

E-mail address:

Spring 2012 Schedule

  • Office Hours: MW 3:00-4:30 pm, and by appointment.
  • CLC 146H: Cervantes and Don Quixote (Honors). MWF 2:00-3:00 pm, TC 210.
  • FS 342: Film Genres. M 7:00-10:00 pm, R 7:00-8:00 pm, TC 210.
  • FR/SPA 601: Capstone. TR 3:40 -5:10 pm, TC 314.

Other information:

In addition to teaching Spanish, Dr. Bersett also teaches Film Studies courses at Westminster. Additional information about Westminster's program in Film Studies can be found on the English Department's Web Page.
Jeff also serves as the director of Off-Campus Study.

Did you know?

Jeff is currently completing his second book on parodies and satires of Zorrilla's Don Juan Tenorio, which is tentatively titled It's Raining Tenorios: Zorrilla's Don Juan in the Twentieth Century.