Feal Heads Modern Languages and Literatures at UB

Release Date: October 16, 2001

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Rosemary G. Feal, Ph.D., professor of Spanish, has been named chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University at Buffalo.

Senior editor of Latin American Literary Review, one of the leading journals in the field, Feal is a member of the nominating committee of the Modern Language Association and the advisory committee of the its journal, PMLA. She previously was chair of the MLA's Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession.

A Buffalo native, Feal received a doctorate in Spanish from UB in 1984 and was a member of the faculty of the University of Rochester from 1986 until joining the UB faculty in January 1999. She specializes in Caribbean and Spanish-American literature, including Afro-Hispanic studies and feminist criticism.

Feal is a resident of Clarence.

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