Carl R. Mentley Portrait

Carl R. Mentley

  • Professor of Spanish, Department of English & Foreign Languages
  • Faculty, College of Arts & Humanities
  • Director of Study Abroad, Academic Affairs
LC 327 Carnell Learning Center

Ph.D., Cornell University (1992) 

M.A., Michigan State University (1983) 

A.B., Michigan State University (1980) 

A.B., Michigan State University (1980) 



  • Whose Camino Is It? (Re)defining Europe on the Saint James Pilgrimage. The Camino de Santiago in the 21st Century: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Global Views. New York: Routledge. (2015: 57-77)

PROCEEDINGS - Not Refereed (Full Paper)

  • Mesa Redonda sobre Multiculturalidad (Round Table on Multiculturalism) in IX Congreso Internacional de Asociaciones Jacobeas. (2012)


  • 'The Chemin de Saint-Jacques de Compostelle and its World Heritage Sites' slideshow. (Other Creative Activities). March, South Carolina, Charleston 2011.
  • Preparing for the Plunge: The Preliminary Travel Laboratory. 65th Annual Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference. Charleston, South Carolina. (October, 2015)
  • The Albergue Tradicional y Altruista versus the Albergue como Negocio: How the Profit Motive Affects Hospitality and the Camino Experience. 2015 Symposium on Pilgrimage Studies. Williamsburg, Virginia. (October, 2015)
  • Doing Pilgrimage Studies: From the Classroom to the Camino and Back. 2015 Symposium on Pilgrimage Studies. Williamsburg, Virginia. (October, 2015)
  • Workshop for Study Tour Leaders. Lander's Faculty Expo. Greenwood, South Carolina. (August, 2015)
  • Intro to Faculty Led Study Tours. Lander's Faculty Expo. Greenwood, South Carolina. (August, 2015)
  • Are You a REAL Pilgrim? Veneranda dies in the Middle Ages and Today. American Pilgrims on the Camino Annual Meeting. Menlo Park, California. (March, 2015)
  • Camino Portugués of the Vía de la Plata. American Pilgrims on the Camino Annual Meeting. Menlo Park, California. (2015)
  • Fierce Places: Camino Primitivo. American Pilgrims on the Camino Annual Meeting. St. Louis, Missouri. (March, 2014)
  • The Cult of Authenticity on the Camino de Santiago. 2013 Symposium on Pilgrimage Studies. Williamsburg, Virginia. (October, 2013)
  • Reinventing the Cultural Tour to Promote Interaction with the 'Other' on the Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Association of Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean Annual Conference. Raleigh, North Carolina. (February, 2013)
  • Whose Camino Is It? The Church Redefines Europe on the Camino de Santiago. 2012 Symposium on Pilgrimage Studies. Williamsburg, Virginia. (October, 2012)
  • Mesa redonda sobre multiculturalidad. IX Congreso Internacional de Asociaciones Jacobeas.Valencia, Spain. (October, 2011)