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Born in Valencia (1964). Tenured Professor Carles Padillaof Latin Philology in the Faculty of Philology, Translation and Communication. Graduate and doctorate in Classical Philology.

Teacher of sixth-form, he started teaching in the Universitat de València in 1994. He always teaches in Valencian in several undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and has also conducted the PhD in Research in Languages and Literatures. He has leaded innovative educational projects, among which stands out the first MOOC of the Universitat de València (Incipit). He has five five-year terms of certified teaching activity.

As a researcher, he has participated in several competitive projects. His work focuses on Latin Linguistics and Tradition and Reception of Classical Literature. He belongs to the research group GIRLC-UV (Research Group in Reception of Classical Literatures). He is the author of numerous articles in indexed journals, apart from writing books and book chapters. He as formed part of the Board of the Editorial Office of the journals Studia Philologica Valentina and Quaderns de Filologia. He has been editor of several monographies and director of two scientific conferences. He has a six-year term of certified research activity and a second ongoing.

Compromised with management, he was director of the sixth-form college of La Eliana, member of the Student Council and secretary of the Spanish Society of Classical Studies in Valencia. He has been secretary of the Department of Classical Philology, secretary of the Faculty of Philology, Translation and Communication and dean of this faculty since 2012 to date.

He is a member of the Faculty since 2013 and of several commissions of the Universitat de València. He is also member of the Management Board of the Language Centre and director of international programmes of the UV. Representing the Universitat de València, he has participated in international forums in China, Germany, United Kingdom, Russia and the US.