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Faculty Spotlight

Luis Martínez-Fernández

Professor, College of Arts & Humanities

UCF History Professor Luis Martínez-Fernández marks his debut as a nationally syndicated columnist this month, only one of a handful of self-identified Latinos who have their syndicated work published in mainstream media outlets. There are about a dozen or so, if you include alternative press.

Creators Syndicate released his first few columns, which coincided with the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month on Sept. 15. The month runs through Oct. 15. Read more.


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