Chicana born and raised on the border between Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
Mexico and El Paso, Texas. Earned PhD in English with an emphasis on
Cultural Rhetorics and Literatures of Color from Texas A&M University in 2012. Currently teaches courses in Composition, Cultural Rhetorics, Technical Writing, and Business & Professional Writing. Publications include, "The Calmécac Collective, or, How to Survive the Academic Industrial Complex through Radical Indigenous Practice." El Mundo Zurdo 3: Selected Works from the Meetings of the Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa. Eds. Sonia Saldívar-Hull, Larissa Mercado-López,
Antonia Castañeda. San Francisco: Aunt Lute (2013).