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Angel T. Tuninetti, Ph.D.

Department Chair / Associate Professor

Dr. Tuninetti obtained his Licenciatura en Letras Modernas from the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Argentina) and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish from Washington University in St. Louis. 

His main area of research is travel literature in the Southern Cone, from the late colonial period to early 20th century. In addition to his book, Nuevas tierras con viejos ojos: Viajeros españoles y latinoamericanos en Sudamérica, siglos XVIII y XIX, published in 2001 by Ediciones Corregidor (Argentina), he has published articles and book chapters in Chile, Colombia, Mexico, France and the USA. He has also presented extensively at national and international conferences. 

Dr. Tuninetti teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on Latin American culture and literature. Prior to coming to WVU in 2007, Dr. Tuninetti was Associate Professor of Spanish and chair in the Department of Foreign Languages at Lebanon Valley College.