Stuart Day

Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
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(785) 864-4904


Stuart Day is senior vice provost for academic affairs and associate professor in Spanish and Portuguese. He has primary responsibility for academic programs and program quality, overseeing Undergraduate Studies, Graduate Studies, International Programs, and Online and Distance Learning.  Day is a liaison to the Kansas Board of Regents for matters related to academic affairs and is instrumental in managing key partnerships with private companies.

Day holds a Ph.D. in Latin American literature from Cornell University and came to KU in 2005.  Prior to his appointment in the Provost’s Office, Day served as the director of faculty programs in the Office of International Programs and the chair of the Spanish and Portuguese department from 2010 to 2015. His main area of teaching and research is contemporary Latin American literature, with a focus on theater and performance in Mexico. Recent work includes the collection Mexican Public Intellectuals, a recently completed manuscript on Mexican political theater, Strategic Alliances: Performances that Shape Mexico, a forthcoming book on teaching Latina/o and Latin American Theater, and book called Mexico through Art, which studies key concepts in Mexico through different artistic expressions. 

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