Camilo A. Malagón is an Assistant Professor in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Ithaca College and Co-Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program. Currently, he serves as Vice-President of the Asociación de Colombianistas (Association of Colombianist Scholars - www.colombianistas.org) and serves in the editorial board of the academic journal Ciberletras - Revista de crítica literaria y de cultura.
He researches and publishes on late 20th and 21st century Latin American literature, film and culture with a focus on theories of space, place and globalization. His interests also include the intersection of Latin American literature and world literature, ecocriticism, feminist theory, critical theory, continental philosophy and the digital humanities.
At Ithaca College, he teaches courses across the curriculum, from language courses and survey courses of literature in Spanish to topic courses in Latin American literature and cultural production as well as interdisciplinary courses in Latin American studies.
From 2017 to 2019, he was Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department of International Languages and Literatures at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He holds a PhD in Spanish from Tulane University. He also holds MA degrees in Spanish and Liberal Studies from Tulane and Stony Brook University respectively, as well as a BS degree in Physics (minor in Mathematics) Summa Cum Laude with Honors from Adelphi University.