Amparo Ricós, re-elected dean of the Faculty of Philology, Translation and Communication

  • Press Office
  • April 1st, 2021
Amparo Ricós.
Amparo Ricós.

The board of the Faculty of Philology, Translation and Communication of the University of Valencia has re-elected professor Amparo Ricós Vidal as dean of the centre. Ricós received 29 votes in favour, with 2 abstaining. Ricós, a professor of the Department of Spanish Philology, was elected as dean in 2018 and was vice-dean for Academic Regulations and Quality between 2012 and 2018.

During this new term, which will place her at the head of the faculty for the 2021-2024 period, the continuity of the dean's team is maintained. It is made up of Ana R. Calero Valera, vice-dean for Internationalisation and Innovation; Sergio Maruenda Bataller, vice-dean for Undergraduate Programmes; Dolors Palau Sampio, vice-dean for Communication and Participation; Begonya Pozo Sànchez, vice-dean for Culture, Equality, Inclusive Policies and Sustainability; Rafael Roca Ricart, secretary; and Josep Lluís Teodoro Peris, vice-dean for Postgraduate Programmes and Research.

Amparo Ricós has been a professor in the Department of Spanish Philology since 2008, after being an adjunct professor in the Galician-Portuguese Philology area. She is a graduate and doctor of Spanish Philology, as well as a graduate of English and German Philology from the UV and Portuguese Philology from the UB (with a special award).

Her research lines focus on diachronic studies of Spanish in contrast to Portuguese. She is a part of the research group HISLEDIA and has participated in several projects funded by public institutions.

She has been an elected member of the Faculty Board since 2012 and the University Senate since 2013. Moreover, she has been secretary-treasurer of the Association of Dean's Offices of University Centres with Arts and Humanities Degrees – ADEAH since 2019. She led the Master's Degree in Language and Literature Research from 2014 to 2018.