Jeremy Cass

Dean, Faculty & Professor, Spanish at Furman University

Jeremy Cass is Dean of Faculty and Professor of Spanish. Since joining Furman’s Department of Modern Languages and Literatures in 2004, Jeremy has taught courses at all levels, including elementary and intermediate Spanish, Latin American civilization, literature surveys, advanced/special topics courses on short fiction, essay, Cien años de soledad, Caribbean sugar plantations, first-year writing seminars on a variety of Latin American topics, and interdisciplinary Latin American Studies seminars with colleagues in MLL, History, and Philosophy. He has traveled extensively with Furman students in Spain and Latin America. He has published on a variety of Latin American literary and cultural topics.

As Dean of Faculty, Jeremy is responsible for the management of Furman’s academic programs, for supporting faculty in their efforts to provide a transformational education for the students and in the development and enrichment of their own scholarly profiles, and for successfully and meaningfully recruiting and retaining faculty members on a variety of academic appointments within the University. He works closely with colleagues on the Academic Leadership Team to ensure that their programmatic initiatives and structures are in productive alignment with The Furman Advantage.

A Furman graduate (B.A., 2000), Jeremy completed graduate work in Hispanic Studies at the University of Kentucky (M.A., 2003; Ph.D., 2004).


  • Dean, Faculty & Professor, Spanish

    Current role

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