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Dr. Janet Perez

Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., Duke, 1961

Co-editor of Monographic Review



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Areas of Research

Her current research involves a second book on Spanish women poets, 1969-2000 and she is presently preparing her discurso de ingreso for the Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española, to be entitled “El exilio
español de 1939: Las escritoras.”

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and has received more than 30 research grants and awards; member of the Board of Trustees of the national Spanish honorary, Sigma Delta Pi, 1982-89; Vice President, Twentieth Century Spanish Society of America, 1987-90; Life member of the Modern Language Association; of American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese [and member, Executive Council, AATSP, 2001-2009; Honorary Life Member of SCMLA. Elected Corresponding Member of the Hispanic Society of America, 1988; was Co-President of The Southwest Council on Latin American Studies, 1991; Vice-President, South Central Modern Language Association (1991) and President of SCMLA, 1992; named Outstanding Researcher of TTU College of Arts & Sciences five years; elected Honorary Fellow, Hispanic Society of America, 1999; elected Miembro Numerario, Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española, 2009 and named Corresponding Member, Real Academia de la Lengua Española. 2009.


Dr. Pérez is founding co-editor of Monographic Review / Revista monográfica , and Editor of Hispania , national journal of AATSP. She is past or present member of more than 40 additional editorial Boards and has edited 100+ volumes in the Spanish section of the Twayne World Authors Series. Her proudest distinction is having directed some 70 dissertations and theses with several more in progress.

Published Works