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Iris D. Ruiz

Continuing Lecturer

  • Ph.D. Literature, University of California San Diego, May, 2010.
  • M.A. English, Composition Theory, California State University Fresno, June, 2003.
  • B.A., English, California State University Fresno, June, 1999.
Teaching and Research Interests
Critical historiography, Intersectionality and first year composition, Decolonial theory and pedagogy
Selected Publications, Presentations, and Professional Activities
  • "Race, Silence, and Writing Program Administration: A Qualitative Study of US College Writing Programs." WPA: Writing Program Administration, vol. 40, no. 3, 2017. 19-39. With Genevieve Irene Garcia de Mueller.
  • Reclaiming Composition Studies for Chicanos/as and other Ethnic Minorities. New York: Palgrave, 2016.
  • Decolonizing Rhetoric and Composition. New York: Palgrave, 2016.
  • Co-Chair NCTE/CCCC Latinx Caucus
  • Co-Chair MWP Diversity Initiatives Committee
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