Faculty Profiles

Angeles Placer, Ph.D.
Angeles PlacerDr. Angeles Placer 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.

Luis Landrón, Ph.D.
Dr. Luis Landrón is a Professor of Spanish language and literature. He specializes in Medieval Spanish Literature. He received his doctorate from CUNY, Graduate Center in 1999. Prior to coming to Molloy College, he taught at Princeton University and Hamilton College. His research interests are in Medieval Studies. especially in Chivalry novels. Prof. Landrón has published a book entitled El Libro del caballero Cifar y la novela bizantina, Editorial Pliegos, Madrid, 2013. 

He is a professor at Molloy College since 2003, where he has been a member of various committees including the Research Committee, Tenure Committee, Faculty Council, and was elected Faculty President. In 2016 he became the Chair of the Promotion and Tenure Committee.

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 Associate 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 lecturer and Assistant Director of the Spanish Language Program at Princeton University. He is also a researcher collaborator at the Language, Rhetoric, and Ideology group (GI-1944) at the University of Santiago de Compostela. 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. He has published papers engaging these subjects in international academic journals such as Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, La Perinola, and Moenia.


Education:

  • Ph.D. in 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. in Spanish Literature, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela. Spain.
  • B.A. in Hispanic Language and Literature, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain.


Susana Rubio, Ph.D.

Dr. Susana Rubio is Professor of Spanish Languages and Cultures and the Chairperson of the Department of Modern Languages. 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). Other areas of interest include Translation, Teaching Foreign Languages Methodology, and Hispanic Cultural Studies. She has been a member of numerous college-wide committees: Faculty Council, Priorities and Planning, Undergraduate Academic Programs and Policies, Sabbatical, and Faculty Professional Center, among others. 


Education:

  • Ph.D. in Hispanic Literatures and Languages, Stony Brook University.
  • M.A. in Hispanic Literatures and Languages, SUNY at Stony Brook.
  • B.A. (Licenciatura) in Filología Hispánica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.

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