Susana Torres Prieto

Professor Torres has developed her academic and research career in the areas of Slavic and Medieval Studies. She has specialized on the literature and culture of Russia from the Middle Ages until now, as well as on the means and context of transmission of knowledge. She has taught in several universities in Spain and abroad and, after having been member of several international research groups and directing her own, is Research Associate at Harvard University as Scientific Director of a digital humanities research project in medieval Rus’. She is also member of several scientific societies worldwide.


• Assistant Professor of Humanities and International Relations, IE University, 2015 – Present

• Research Project Manager & Associate Professor, Universidad Eclesiástica San Dámaso, Madrid, 2010 – 2013

• Assistant Professor, St. Louis University (Madrid), 2009 – 2015

• Postdoctoral Fellow, FECYT/Ministerio de Educación, Ciencia y Tecnología &Université Sorbonne- Paris IV, France, 2007 – 2009

• Visiting Assistant Professor at Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS), Arizona State University (USA), 2008


• Diplôme Post-Doctorat, Section des sciences historiques et philologiques, École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris), 2009

• PhD. ‘Doctor Europaeus’ in Philology, Universidad Complutense (Madrid) & University of Cambridge (UK), 2005

• M.A. in Slavic and Indo-European Studies, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2001

• Five-year Bachelor Degree in Slavic Philology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1992 – 1997


Torres , S. (2020). “Los Antiguos Eslavos”. Editorial Síntesis

Torres , S. (2018). “The Slavic tradition of the Alexander Romance”. In Stoneman, R. (Eds.). A History of Alexander the Great in World Culture. Cambridge University Press

Torres , S. (2017). “The Portrait of Anna Porphyrogenita”. In Ostrowski, D., Raffensperger, C. (Eds.). Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe. Routledge

• Heredero, A., Hernández de la Fuente, D., Torres , S. (2014). “New perspectives on the Late Roman Eastern Empire”. Cambridge Scholars Publishing

• Alvarez-Pedroza, J., Torres , S. (2009). “Medieval Slavic Studies: New Perspectives for Research”. Institut d’études slaves

Last Name
Torres Prieto
Professor of Humanities at IE University