From the cover of Ritual and Sacrifice in the Corrida: The Saga of Cesar Rincon, University Press of Florida, 2002:
Allen Josephs is a world-renowned Hemingway scholar and past president of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society. His published works on Spanish culture include White Wall of Spain: The Mysteries of Andalusian Culture, four critical editions of the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca, and numerous articles in the Atlantic, New Republic, and New York Times Book Review, among others. He has been University Research Professor at the University of West Florida since 1986 [where he began teaching in 1969]. Josephs has been awarded the George B Smith Arts and Letters Award by the National Association of Taurine Clubs [for Ritual and Sacrifice] and was recently conferred an honorary membership in The Taurine Bibliophiles of America for his "outstanding contributions to taurine scholarship."
Dr. Josephs was recognized as a University of West Florida 2007 Faculty Distinguished Research and Creative Activities Scholar for his distinguished record of scholarly and/or creative activities.