Dr. Susana N. Ramírez
Ph.D. in English (2016)
The University of Texas at San Antonio,
One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas, 78249-0643.
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Areas of Teaching and Research Interest
Global and U.S. Women Writers of Color; Multicultural Feminist and Womanist Theorizing; Indigenous and Womanist Epistemologies; Chicana/o Literature; African American Literature; Spiritual Activism; Queer Theories; Critical Pedagogies; Speculative Fiction; U.S. Ethnic Children’s Literature; Anzaldúan Studies.
Ph.D. in English, The University of Texas at San Antonio, December 2016.
Dissertation: “NepantlerX Cosmologies: Spiritual Activism and New Queer Feminist Paradigms in Women of Color Speculative Literature and Popular Performance.”
Committee Members: Sonia Saldívar-Hull (Chair), Joycelyn Moody, Ben V. Olguín, T. Jackie Cuevas, and AnaLouise Keating.
M.A. in Women’s Studies, Texas Woman’s University, GPA 4.0, May 2012.
Master’s Thesis: “Moving Beyond Borderlands: Shifting towards New Theoretical Understandings of Spiritual Activism in Gloria E. Anzaldúa’s Children’s Literature.”
Thesis Advisor: AnaLouise Keating.
B.A. with College Honors in American Literature & Cultures, Education Minor, University of California, Los Angeles, March 2009.
A.A. in English, West Los Angeles College, August 2006.
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