Leland Guyer has been a member of the Macalester faculty since 1983 and is currently Professor of Hispanic Studies. He is a translator of literature and intellectual history from both Spanish and Portuguese to English and recently completed a bilingual anthology of the Brazilian poet Ferreira Gullar. Currently living near Tucson, Arizona, he remains an active alpine backpacker and pilot for the Civil Air Patrol.

Leland Guyer entered the Macalester Senior Faculty Employment Option (MSFEO) in