Enrique Lamadrid

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Professor Emeritus

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Distinguished Professor of Spanish

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Curriculum Vitae


PhD, University of Southern California, 1976-1978

MA, University of Southern California, 1976-1978

BA, English, University of New Mexico, 1970


Professor Lamadrid (Ph.D. University of Southern California) is a Professor of Spanish and former director of Chicano Hispano Mexicano Studies. His teaching and research interests include Southwest Hispanic and Latin American folklore and folk music, Chicano literature, and literary recovery projects. He has done fieldwork with students all over New Mexico, as well as in Mexico, Spain, Colombia, and Ecuador. He is active in international education and is co-founder and director of UNM's CONEXIONES Program. Professor Lamadrid has served as a field worker and presenter for the Smithsonian Institution's Festivals of American Folk Life, and has done extensive work for the Museum of New Mexico and National Hispanic Cultural Center. As an academic curator, he has worked with numerous exhibits with his students and headed the design team for the Camino Real International Heritage Center.

Research Interests

  • Hispano/Chicano Folklore
  • Folk Music, Literature Ethnopoetics and Cultural Hybridity Theory
  • International and Experiential Education


Phone: 505-277-5907
Fax: 505-277-3885

Physical Address

Room 423
Ortega Hall
Building # 79 on the UNM map

Mailing Address

1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1070