Loyola University Chicago

Modern Languages and Literatures

Faculty & Staff Directory

Dr. D. Scott Hendrickson, S.J.

Title/s:  Associate Provost for Global and Community Engagement
Associate Professor of Spanish

Office #:  CC 207

Phone: 773-508-7364


CV Link: Scott hendricksonRevisedCV2022


  • DPhil, Spanish literature, Oxford University, 2013 
  • Licenciatura, Estudios Eclesiásticos, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, 2008
  • MA, Hispanic Studies, New York University, 2002
  • MA, Spanish Literature, Bowling Green State University, 1997

Research Interests

  • The Spanish Golden Age
  • Religious art and literature of early modern Spain 
  • Jesuit spiritual and devotional texts
  • The history of printing in Spain and Latin America 
  • Cervantes and the Quijote 

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Modern Language Association 
  • Cervantes Society of America 
  • Renaissance Society of America 
  • MMLA

Courses Taught

  • Spanish composition and conversation 
  • Introduction to Spanish literature 
  • Golden Age Theatre
  • Don Quijote
  • Spanish culture and civilization
  • Spanish mystics

Selected Publications

  • Juan Eusebio Nieremberg (1595–1658). Literatura y espiritualidad en el Siglo de Oro español (Madrid: Universidad Comillas / Bilbao: Sal Terrae-Mensajero, 2018) [Spanish edition of Jesuit Polymath, 2015]
  • “Early Guaraní Printing: Nieremberg’s De la diferencia and the Global Dissemination of Seventeenth-Century Spanish Asceticism,” in Journal of Jesuit Studies 5.4 (2018)
  • “Seeing in Imagination: Visual Representation and Spiritual Contemplation in the Ascetical Treatises of Juan Eusebio Nieremberg,” in Hispanic Studies Review 2.2 (2017)
  • Jesuit Polymath of Madrid: The Literary Enterprise of Juan Eusebio Nieremberg (1595-1658) (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2015)
  • "Empresarios y mercaderes en el tiempo barroco: los jesuitas y la misión pedagógica," in Empresas y empresarios en tiempos de barroco (Actas de las conferencias / Escuela de Barroco), ed. by Antonio-Miguel Bernal Rodríguez (Seville: Fundación Focus-Abengoa, 2014): 37-43. 
  • “A Jesuit Catechism: Aspects of Discernment in Juan Eusebio Nieremberg’s Doctrina Christiana (1640),” in Los jesuitas: religión, política y educación (siglos xvi-xviii), ed. by José Martínez Millán, Henar Pizarro Llorente, and Esther Jiménez Pablo, 3 vols (Madrid: Universidad Pontificia Comillas, 2012): ii, 1,221-36.