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2016, #4082, Dr, Cruz Medina, Assistant Professor, English Department, faculty, College of Arts and Sciences

Cruz Medina is Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition at Santa Clara University, and faculty for the Bread Loaf School of English program in Santa Fe, NM. Dr. Medina’s research interests include digital writing and multicultural rhetoric, focusing on issues of social justice. His book Reclaiming Poch@ Pop: Examining the Rhetoric of Cultural Deficiency (Palgrave 2015) addresses issues of citizenship, education and politics related to Latin@s in the U.S. Visit Dr. Medina’s blog for updated teaching and research activities.

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Education

  • PhD,  University of Arizona
  • MA and MFA, Chapman University
  • BA, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

 

Selected Publications

  • “Identity, Decolonialism, and Digital Archives.” Composition Studies, vol. 45, no. 2, 2017, pp. 222-225.
  • Reclaiming Poch@ Pop: Examining Rhetoric of Cultural Deficiency. Palgrave MacMillan, 2015.                                       Google Books
  •  “Contexts of Lived Realities in SB 1070 Arizona.” Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society, vol. 4, no. 2, 2015.      (with Aja Y. Martinez) presenttensejournal.org
  • “(Who Discovered) America: Ozomatli and the Mestiz@ Rhetoric of Hip Hop.” Alter/nativas, vol. 1, no. 2, 2014. Web.                    alternativa.osu.edu
  • “Family Profession.” College Composition and Communication (Sept. 2013) link

 

 

Courses Taught

 

Selected Multimodal Compositions

Below is a recent episode that I contributed to the Integral Podcast on the digital collection that I am currently co-editing.

 

 

 

Below is the video trailer for my monograph Reclaiming Poch@ Pop: Examining the Rhetoric of Cultural Deficiency

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