Arts and Letters

Victor Azuaje

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies
 

Degrees 

Doctor of Philosophy (Spanish Literature), Temple University
Master of Arts (Spanish), Temple University
Master of Arts (Linguistics), University of Delaware
Bachelor of Arts (Spanish Pedagogy), Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela

Office: Aquinas Hall 12-E
Office Hours: MW 12:30 - 1:30 pm / TH 1:10 - 2:10 pm
Phone: (845) 569-3148
Email:  victor.azuaje@msmc.edu
Website: spanishatmsmc.wordpress.com

Courses

Culture of Spanish America
Short Story in Spanish America
Spanish for Health Care & Human Services
Spanish Conversation II

Bio 

Professor Azuaje earned his PhD in Spanish from Temple University in Pennsylvania. His areas of research are Latin American literature, politics, and religion. The native of Venezuela won the “Enrique Bernardo Nuñez” Biennial Essay Award for the book La critica de la obra ausente and the “José Antonio Ramos Sucre” Biennial Essay Award for the book Bajo la sombra de Azazel: Sacrificio, alegoría y conflicto social en Ramos Sucre. He is currently working on a book about the idea of sacrifice in Latin American political movements.

Specialization/Areas of Research Interest

Literature, cultural studies, and relationship between religion and politics

Memberships and Professional Associations

American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

Achievements / Awards

“Enrique Bernardo Nuñez” Biennial Essay Award

"José Antonio Ramos Sucre” Biennial Essay Award

Publications

La critica de la obra ausente.

Bajo la sombra de Azazel: Sacrificio, alegoría y conflicto social en Ramos Sucre.​​​​​​​

Victor Azuaje