La Orden de Don Quijote

The highest honor conferred by Sigma Delta Pi, the Order of Don Quijote recognizes exceptional and meritorious service in the fields of Hispanic scholarship, the teaching of Spanish, and the promotion of good relations between English-speaking countries and those of Spanish speech. 

Galardonado (awardee)

Benjamin Fraser
Conferencia Anual de la AATSP, Chicago, IL
6 de julio de 2017


Clark Zlotchew
State University of New York at Fredonia
28 de abril de 2016


Steven Hutchinson
University of Wisconsin-Madison
27 de abril de 2016


Anne J. Cruz
University of Miami
14 de abril de 2016


Luis T. González del Valle
Temple University
17 de abril de 2015


E. Michael Gerli
University of Virginia
16 de abril de 2015


Aníbal González Pérez
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
13 de abril de 2015


John M. Lipski
College of Charleston
18 de febrero de 2015


Bill VanPatten
Asamblea Trienal de Sigma Delta Pi,
San Antonio, TX
10 de julio de 2013


Margarita Zamora
Dominican University
21 de abril de 2013


Sharon Magnarelli
Quinnipiac University
20 de abril de 2013


Gustavo Geirola
Whittier College
14 de noviembre de 2012


Elisa Dávila
State University of New York at New Paltz
27 de abril de 2011


Ernesto Cardenal
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
21 de abril de 2011


Harry Sieber
Johns Hopkins University
8 de abril de 2011


Manuel Ossers
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
7 de marzo de 2011


Janet Pérez
Texas Tech University
29 de abril de 2010


Enrico Mario Santí
Kentucky Foreign Language Conference
16 de abril de 2010


Eduardo Urbina
Texas A&M University
18 de noviembre de 2009


Harley D. Oberhelman
Texas Tech University
21 de noviembre de 2008


C. George Peale
California State University, Fullerton
1 de mayo de 2008


Dominick Finello
Rider University
25 de marzo de 2008


Seymour Menton
University of California, Irvine
6 de junio de 2007


Gerardo Piña-Rosales
Lehman College, CUNY
24 de mayo de 2007


Robert L. Fiore
The University of Arizona
20 de febrero de 2007


Marcial Prado
California State University, Fullerton
7 de diciembre de 2006


Gonzalo Navajas
University of California, Irvine
17 de mayo de 2006


Thomas A. Lathrop
University of Delaware
28 de abril de 2006


Donald L. Shaw
Kentucky Foreign Language Conference
(University of Kentucky)
21 de abril de 2006


Antonio Porpetta
Lehman College, CUNY
10 de noviembre de 2005


Thomas R. Franz
Ohio University
27 de octubre de 2005


Carlos Fuentes
University of Arkansas-Little Rock
25 de octubre de 2005


Edward H. Friedman
Brigham Young University
14 de octubre de 2005


Antonio Carreño
Brown University
10 de mayo de 2005


David T. Gies
University of Virginia
27 de abril de 2005


María A. Salgado
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
27 de abril de 2005


Roberta Johnson
Kentucky Foreign Language Conference
23 de abril de 2005


William H. Clamurro
Emporia State University
21 de abril de 2005


Isaac Goldemberg
St. John’s University
6 de abril de 2005


Mark P. Del Mastro
Asamblea Trienal de Sigma Delta Pi, Acapulco
31 de julio de 2004


Lidia Falcón O’Neill
St. John’s University
21 de abril de 2004


Luisa Angélica Sherezada Vicioso
St. John’s University
21 de abril de 2004


Carmen Silva-Corvalán
University of Southern California
7 de mayo de 2003


Domnita Dumitrescu
California State University-Los Angeles
12 de marzo de 2003


Oscar Arias Sánchez
Marquette University
3 de octubre de 2002


Carlos París
The College of Wooster
5 de abril de 2002


Antonio Garrido Moraga
St. John’s University
25 de octubre de 2001


Marie-Lise Gazarian
Asamblea Trienal de Sigma Delta Pi, San Francisco
8 de julio de 2001


Vern G. Williamsen
The University of Arizona
24 de abril de 2001


Emiliano José Salcines
The University of Tampa
23 de abril de 2001


Elena Poniatowska
St. John’s University
6 de abril de 2001


Richard P. Kinkade
The University of Arizona
14 de noviembre de 2000


María C. Dominicis
St. John’s University
18 de abril de 2000


A. Julián Valbuena
University of Delaware
30 de abril de 1999


John H. LaPrade
Asamblea Trienal de Sigma Delta Pi, Madrid
2 de agosto de 1998


Fernando Arrabal
St. John’s University
23 de abril de 1998


Manuel Alvar López
University of New Orleans
23 de marzo de 1991


James R. Chatham
Asamblea Trienal de Sigma Delta Pi, San Antonio, TX
14 de agosto de 1989


Manuel Mantero
University of Georgia
1987


Rafael Lapesa
Asamblea Trienal de Sigma Delta Pi, Madrid
11 de agosto de 1986


Enrique Iranzo
New Orleans
18 de julio de 1984


James A. Parr
University of Southern California
22 de abril de 1983


Carmen Laforet
University of Tulane
16 de abril de 1983


Juan Reyna Tapia
Fort Lewis College
6 de diciembre de 1982


Victor Alba
Youngstown State University
1982


Robert L. Norton
West Missouri State College
1982


Howard Young
The Claremont Colleges
1981


José Luis Abellán
University of Georgia
1981


Richard Beym
California State University-Dominguez Hills
1981


Ela R. Gómez Quintero
Iona College
1981


John A. Crow
Mount St. Mary’s College
noviembre de 1981


A. Valbuena Briones
University of Maryland
1981


David Kossoff
University of Rhode Island
1980


José María Recuerda
Youngstown State University
1980


María E. Pérez
Iona College
1980


El Príncipe Carlos Hugo de Borbón
Hood College
1980


Emir Rodríguez Monegal
University of Southern California
1980


Camilo José Cela
St. John’s University
1980


Dámaso Alonso
University of Tulane
marzo de 1979


Richard E. Chandler
University of Southwestern Louisiana
19 de noviembre de 1979


Ignacio R.M. Galbis
University of San Francisco
1979


Hugo Rodríguez Alcalá
California State University-Dominguez Hills
1979


Antonio Buero Vallejo
Modern Language Association Convention, New York
diciembre de 1978


Emilio Carilla
University of California-Riverside
1978


Ricardo Gullón
University of Texas-Austin
1977


Emilio González López
University of Maine
1976


Jacinto Jenkins
California State University-Sacramento
1976


Francisco E. Porrata
California State University-Sacramento
1975


Isabel M. Cid de Sirgado
Hofstra University
1975


Rosario Hiriart
Iona College
1975


M. Gordon Brown
Fort Lewis College
1975


Joseph F. Thorning
Georgetown University
1975


Ramón Bela
University of Maine
1974


Theodore Shoemaker
University of Montana
1974


J. Riis Owre
University of Miami-Florida
1974


José L. Martin
Illinois State University
1974


John Aiken Moore
College of William & Mary
1973


George C. S. Adams
Wofford College
1972


José Laurenti
Illinois State University
1972


Eloisa Rivera-Rivera
Montclair State College
1972


Manuel D. Ramírez
University of Georgia
1972


Rex E. Ballinger
Southwest Missouri State College
1972


José Martel
Hunter College
1971


Manuel Salas
Georgian Court College
1971


Mildred Lyon
Central State College-Oklahoma
1971


Donald W. Bleznick
University of Cincinnati
1970


Alfred Strelhi
Texas Tech University
1969


George T. Moody
University of Maine
1969


Alberto Casas
University of New Hampshire
1969


Andrés Sendón
Baylor University
1969


Domingo Ricart
Texas Tech University
1969


Aristides de Llanos
Thiel College
1968


Isaac J. Levy
Kent State University
1968


Ruisanchez López
Hofstra University
1968


Arthur R. Steele
University of Toledo
1968


Elizabeth Borbón de Treviño
Samford University
5 de marzo de 1967


Florence Baurd
Bowling Green State University
1967


Richard W. Solbert
Thiel College
1967


Lino Novas Calvo
University of Maine
1967


Robert G. Mead
University of Connecticut
1967


Homer Herriott
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1967


Ricardo L. Benavides
University of Utah
1967


Paul G. Hatcher
Western Kentucky University
1967


Robert Avrett
University of Tennessee
1966


John L. Salmon
Wofford College
1966


T. Earle Hamilton
Texas Tech University
1963


Eunice Joiner
Texas Tech University
1960


Gwen Paugh
University of Oregon
1954