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Melixa Abad Izquierdo, Assistant Professor of History, Politics and Geography

Dr. Melixa Abad Izquierdo

Assistant Professor
History, Politics and Geography
 Memorial Hall Room 226


Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2011
Dissertation: “A Melodramatic Miracle: The Telenovela in the Making of Mexican Politics and Culture, 1950–1973”
M.A. in Latin American History, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2005
B.A. in Education in History, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, 2002


Joined FSC in 2013

Areas of Research and Teaching Expertise:
Research: Modern Mexico, media, culture, and political economy. 20th century Puerto Rico and post-war urban development.
Teaching: World History survey, Modern Latin America and Latin American Popular Culture