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Dolores Pelaez-Benitez

Dolores Peláez-Benítez

Dolores Peláez-Benítez

Dolores Peláez-Benítez
Professor, Spanish

Professor Peláez-Benítez, a native of Spain, holds a doctoral degree in Hispanic Literature from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. After teaching Spanish at Boston University, she joined the faculty of Simmons College in 1992, where she became Associate professor of Spanish (1999).

She teaches courses on Spanish language, literature and culture. Her research interests are medieval and contemporary peninsular literature. She has presented her work at national and international meetings and has published the first edition of Pedro de Chinchillas' Libro de la Historia Troyana (1443), a Castilian medieval version of the story of the Trojan war. She is currently the Chair of the department.