Faculty Profiles

Luis Landrón, Ph.D.
Dr. Luis Landrón is Professor of Spanish. He specializes in Medieval Spanish Literature. He received his doctorate from CUNY, Graduate Center. Prior to coming to Molloy College, he taught at Princeton University, Hamilton College, and Montclair State University. His research interests include Medieval Studies and Teaching and acquisition of Spanish as a second language. Prof. Landrón just finished a book manuscript on El Livro del cavallero Cifar which soon will be published.

Education:
Ph.D. in Spanish Literature, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
M.A. in Spanish Literature, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
B.A. in Estudios Hispánicos, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

Enrique Martinez-Bogo, Ph.D.
Dr. Enrique Martinez-Bogo is Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages. He came to Molloy College in fall 2011 from the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain, where he received a Ph.D. in Spanish Literature, Literary Theory and General Linguistics. Before joining Molloy College he was a lecturer at Princeton University. Professor Martinez-Bogo specializes in Early Modern Spanish Studies. His areas of interest include Medieval and Renaissance Spain, History of Rhetoric, Humor and Satire, and Film Studies.

Education:
Ph.D., Spanish Literature, Literary Theory and General Linguistics, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Co-advised: The Graduate Center, City University of New York.
M.A., Spanish Literature, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela. Spain.
B.A., Hispanic Language and Literature, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Angeles Placer, Ph.D.
Dr. Angeles Placer, Assistant Professor of Spanish, joined the Molloy College's faculty in 2005. Prof. Placer specializes in 20th-Century Latin American poetry and narrative. She has previously taught at Smith College, Middlebury College Spanish Summer Language School, Drury University and Marist College. Other areas of interest include the work of Pablo Neruda, Clara Lair, Edwin Reyes, contemporary Caribbean literature and popular culture, especially music and all dimensions of Puerto Rican Culture.

Education:
Ph.D. in Spanish, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
M.A. in Spanish, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
B.A. in Estudios Hispánicos, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

Susana Rubio, Ph.D.

Dr. Susana Rubio is a Professor of Spanish. She joined Molloy College's faculty in fall 2001. She previously taught at the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, and at the University of Richmond, VA. Prof. Rubio specializes in twentieth century narrative (literature and film). She has presented her research in several professional meetings and has recently published a paper in Rumbos del hispanismo en el umbral del Cincuentenario de la AIH, "Apunte sobre la estética valleinclaniana: visión pictórica de una noche de guerra". Other areas of interest include Translation, Teaching Foreign Languages Methodology, and Hispanic Cultural Studies.

Education:
Ph.D., Hispanic Literatures and Languages, SUNY at Stony Brook
M.A., Hispanic Literatures and Languages, SUNY at Stony Brook
Licenciatura (B.A. +1), Filología Hipánica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain