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Laura Lopez

Assistant Professor Department of English Office Location: AD 340A Phone: (210) 829-6028

Dr. Lopez has spent over twenty years working in higher education as a researcher, program administrator, and faculty member at Hispanic-Serving Institutions. She has taught college writing and literature for the past fourteen years in San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley. She holds a Ph.D. in English with a focus on Latinx literature and rhetorical studies from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Her dissertation examines Chicana representation in contemporary young adult literature.

  • Ph.D. in English, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • M.A. in sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • B.A. in English and sociology, University of the Incarnate Word
  • Modern Language Association
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldua
  • Campus Ministry Sunday Service Volunteer (2020-2021)
  • CHASS Awards Humanities Representative (2021-2022)
  • Latinx Heritage Month Committee (2021-2022)
  • Chicanx and Latinx Literature
  • Modern and Contemporary American Literature
  • Multicultural Literature
  • Young Adult Literature
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Intersectional Feminism
  • Composition I and II
  • World Literature Studies
  • American Literature Survey II
  • Latinx Literature
  • Chicanx/Latinx YA Literature