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John Diviney: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

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John F. Diviney
Coordinator for the Spanish and Latin American Program


First Year Advisor

Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Widely published in academic and literary journals
  • Accomplished presenter at conferences including the International Consortium for Education Development
  • Decorated army veteran, with awards including the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal and the Army Service Ribbon
  • Completed training missions in Panama, Colombia, Liberia and Buenos Aires

Professional Profile:

Professor Diviney earned his B.A. and M.A. from Brigham Young University in International Relations and Portuguese, and a second M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish from Florida State University. He specializes in colonial Hispanic Florida history and literature. He currently is translating his Doctoral dissertation into English for publication and is working on other transcription/translation projects of colonial Spanish Florida historical documents from the period of 1700-1720. Dr. Diviney is a retired United States Army Major.

Teaching and Related Service:


Courses taught:

  • Spanish
  • Spanish Composition
  • Spanish Literature
  • Hispanic Literature
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin American History

Previously taught at:

  • Florida State University
  • U.S. Army Command and General Staff College
  • U.S. Army School of the Americas