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Genevieve García de Müeller

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

1201 University Dr

Edinburg, TX 78539

ELABS 207

PUBLICATIONS

“Race, Silence, and Writing Program Administration: A Qualitative Study of U.S. College

Writing Programs.” With Iris Ruiz. WPA Journal, vol 40, no 1, 2017.

“Inviting Students to Determine for Themselves What it Means to Write Across the

Disciplines.” With Brian Hendrickson. WAC Journal, vol 27, 2016, 74-93.

“Digital DREAMS: The Rhetorical Power of Online Resources for DREAM Act Activists” in

Linguistically Diverse Immigrant and Resident Wrtiers: Transitions from High School to

College, Ed by Todd Ruecker and Christina Ortmeier-Hooper. Routledge, 2016

“WPA and the New Civil Rights Movement.” WPA Journal, vol. 39, no. 1, 2016.

Submitted

““Don't give me bullshit”: Constructing a Framework of Response to Fake News” with

Randall Monty

In Process

Shifting Landscapes: The Deliberative Rhetoric of Citizenship in U.S. Immigration Policy.

Book proposal accepted by Utah State University Press with a manuscript deadline of

August 2018 for review and contract

EDUCATION

2015 PhD in English University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

         Emphasis in Rhetoric and Writing

2006 Masters in Literature with Distinction University of Essex Colchester, Essex, England

         Contemporary Feminist Literature and Performance

2004 Bachelor of Arts in Theatre University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

         Performance

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

2015 - Current Assistant Professor, Writing and Language Studies,

           University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

2013-2014 Graduate Assistant Transnational Latino Studies Program UNM

2011-2015 Teaching Assistant English Department UNM

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant University of New Mexico, 2011 - 2015

         Engl 101: Introduction to College Writing

         Online Eng 101: Introduction to College Writing

         Engl 102: Analysis & Argument

         Engl 102: Analysis & Argument | Freshman Learning Community course linked w/ Theatre Appreciation

         Engl 120: Analysis & Argument | Freshman Learning Community course linked w/ Business Ethics

         Engl 101: Analysis & Argument | Freshman Learning Community course linked w/ Introduction to Linguistics

         Engl 220: Expository Writing | Independently designed course entitled “Civil Rights Rhetoric and Expository Composition”

Co- teaching and tutoring University of New Mexico

    Portfolio Rescue Workshops: Winter Intersession 2013-2014

Assistant Professor University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, 2015-present

Undergraduate Courses

         Survey of Rhetorical History and Theory

         Composition History and Pedagogy

         Applied Discourse Analysis

Graduate Courses

         Introduction to Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies

         Civil Rights Rhetoric: Immigration and Undocumented Students

         Composition Theory

         Rhetoric and Composition Research Methods

PRESENTATIONS

National

Contributor, Research Network Forum, “Pulling Up Our Bootstraps: Narratives of the Effects of

Under-Representation of Latina WPAs on Latina Graduate Students” Rhetoric Society of

America Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May, 2012

Panel Presenter, “Why Mentorship Matters to Us: A Discussion of the Effects of

(Under)Representation of Faculty of Color on Junior WPAs ” Council of Writing Program

Administrator Albuquerque, NM, July, 2012

Contributor, Research Network Forum, “Pulling Up Our Bootstraps: Narratives of the Effects of

Under-Representation of Latina WPAs on Latina Graduate Students” College Composition

and Communication Conference, Las Vegas, NV, March, 2013

Panel Presenter, “The Intellectual Work of Civic Engagement: An Unauthorized

Autobiography” Council of Writing Program Administrator, Savannah, GA July, 2013

Panel Presenter, “Multilingual Writers and the Ruling Voice: Constructions of Race, Ethnicity,

and Citizenship in the DREAM Act” College Composition and Communication Conference,

Indianapolis, IN March, 2014

Invited Presenter, “The Importance of a People of Color Caucus in the Council of Writing

Program Administrators” Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference,

Executive Board Meeting, Normal, IL June 2014

Panel Presenter, “Strategies to Talk about Race and Racism with Graduate Students of Color,”

Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Boise, ID 2015

Panel Presenter, “Transcultural Linguistic Migration: Migrant Activist Genres as a Mode of

Rhetorical Transfer” CCCC, Houston, TX, March 2016

Panel Presenter, “(Trans)Linguistic Migrations: Fostering Antiassimilationist Models in WPA

Work” CCCC, Portland, OR, March 2017

Panel Presenter, “Pulling Up Our Bootstraps: The Challenge of Culturally Attuned Mentorship

and the Under-Representation of Latinas as WPAs.” CWPA Annual Conference, Knoxville,

TN July, 2017

Regional

Panel Chair, “The Power of Literacy: Reading, Writing, & Living as a Community.” With

Genevieve Garcia de Mueller, Melissa Jameson, Kate O’Donnell, & Rebecca Sherry.

Albuquerque Cultural Conference. Albuquerque, NM, Aug 2011.

Panel Presenter, “Practicing What We Teach: Community-Based Assessment for the Community-

Based Classroom.” Panel. “Playing with Fire: Civil Disobedience & the Critical Acquisition

of Academic Discourse.” With Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. Two-Year College Association

Southwest Conference. Las Cruces, NM, Oct 2012.

Panel Presenter, Writing the World Symposium. April 2013. Panel Presentation/Roundtable led

by Dr. Juan Guerra. “Opening Remarks of Past, Present, and Future WACommunities

Leaders.”

Panel Presenter, Writing the World Symposium, April, 2014. Panel Presentation “Civil Rights

Rhetoric.”

Invited Lectures

Guest Lecturer on Chicana Rhetoric(s), Dr. Michelle Hall Kells Chicano Ecology Graduate

Course, UNM, March 2014

Keynote with Christine Garcia, NCTE Cultivating New Voices Seminar, 2017

Invited Workshops

Villanueva and Smitherman Writing Retreat – Stanford University, 2016

RESEARCH AND TRAVEL GRANT

University of Central Florida Internal Grant, with Natasha Jones - $7,500

UTRGV Internal Seed Grant Money, group grant headed by Alyssa Cavazos - $16,000

CCCC Research Initiative, with Iris Ruiz, 2016 - $10,000

Department of English Language & Literature, University of New Mexico October 2012 -$200.00

Department of English Language & Literature, University of New Mexico May 2014 -

$700.00

SCHOLARSHIPS

Vicente Ximenes Scholarship in Public Rhetoric & Community Literacy, Rhetoric & WritingProgram, Department of English Language &          Literature, University of New Mexico | Aug2012 - $1,000.00

Nominated: Susan Deese-Roberts Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 2013

FELLOWSHIPS

Writing Fellow, Writing-Intensive Learning Community (WILC) Pilot Project, College ofArts & Sciences,

         University of New Mexico | Jan 2012 - May 2013

                  o Develop learning outcomes for WILC Pilot Project | Spring - Summer 2012

                  o Pilot (as participating WILC instructor) learning outcomes for WILC Pilot Project | Fall 2012

                  o Assess WILC Pilot Project based on outcomes | Spring 2014

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Albuquerque Community Writing Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, | NM Dec 2010 - Present

Advisory Board | Dec 2010 - Present

Co-Director | Sep 2011 - May 2012

Writing Coach | Sep 2011 - Present

Event Organizer National Consortium of Writing Across Communities | May 2011 - July2012

Organizer: Inaugural Summit, Santa Fe, NM | July 2012

Chair: Writing Across Communities Alliance, University of New Mexico | September 2011 -

May 2012

Co-Grant Writer: + $20,000 in One-Time Matching Grants for WAC Alliance Initiatives

Contributor: Writing Communities 2012-2013 Newsletter

Steering Committees:

Celebration of Student Writing | 31 Oct 2011

Writing the World Symposium: An Interdisciplinary Conversation on Literacy,

         Ecology & Social Justice | 18-20 Apr 2012

Secretary, Rhetoric and Writing Student and Faculty Forum 2011-2012

Secretary, Diversity Council Curriculum Sub Committee

         Council of Writing Program Administrators Diversity Task Force 2012-2014

Proposal Reviewer, College Composition and Communication Conference

         Writing Program Certificate of Excellence Selection Committee 2014

Founder and Chair, Council of Writing Program Administration People of Color Caucus

Ad-hoc reviewer, Reflections Journal 2014-present

Proposal Reviewer, College Composition and Communication Conference Scholar for the Dream Award Selection Committee 2017

Ad-hoc reviewer, Crosspol Journal 2017-present

Executive Board Member CWPA, 2017- Present

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

National Council of Teachers of English | May 2006 - Present

National Consortium of Writing Across Communities | May 2011 - Present

National Council of Writing Program Administrators | Sep 2011 - Present

Rhetoric Society of America | Oct 2010 - Present

Writing Across Communities Alliance, University of New Mexico | Sep 2010 – Present

College Composition and Communications Latino Caucus March 2014-present

National Council of Writing Program Administrators People of Color Caucus | July 2014-

present

REFERENCES

Michelle Hall-Kells, Associate Professor, English Department, University of New Mexico

mkells@unm.edu

Jaime Mejia, Associate Professor, Rhetoric, Composition, and Chicano/a Literature, Texas

State University, jm31@txstate.edu

Todd Ruecker, Assistant Professor, English Department, University of New Mexico,

truecker@unm.edu