|1991-1996||Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Ph.D. in English in 1998|
|1987-1991||University of Houston, Houston; B.A. in English. Graduated summa cum laude with University Honors and Honors in Major.|
|1980-1981||Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.|
|Jan 2002-present||Associate Professor, Department of English (and, by courtesy, of Iberian and Latin American Cultures), Stanford University|
|1996-2001||Assistant Professor, Department of English (and by courtesy, of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese), Stanford University|
|2011-2012||Director, Program in Modern Thought and Literature, Stanford University|
|2005-2008||Vice-Chair, Department of English, Stanford University|
|2002-2005||Director, Undergraduate Program, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University|
|2002-2005||Chair, Major in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University|
Fellowships, Honors, and Awards
|2001-2002||Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for Minorities|
|2000-2001||Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching, Stanford University|
|2000-2001||Brown Faculty Fellow, Stanford University|
|1999-2000||CCSRE Junior Faculty Fellow, Stanford University|
|1997-1998||Outstanding Chicana/o Faculty Member, Stanford University|
|Summer 1995||Dissertation Completion Project Fellowship, Tomás Rivera Center|
|Summer 1995||Women's Studies Program Fellowship, Cornell University|
|Summer 1995||Chicana/Latina Summer Research Institute Fellowship, UC-Davis|
|1994-1996||Graduate School Minority Student Fellowship, Cornell University|
|1993||Gertrude Spencer Teaching Prize, Cornell University|
|1993||Faulkenau Fellowship for University Service, Cornell University|
|1991-1993||Gertrude Spencer Teaching Prize, Cornell University|
|1993||J. Saunders Redding Fellowship, Cornell University|
|1991||Phi Kappa Phi Scholarship, University of Houston|
|1990-1991||Khristen Shepler Memorial Scholarship, University of Houston|
|1989-1991||Honors Program Scholarship, University of Houston|
|1980||National Merit Scholarship|
Books and Edited Volumes
- Doing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st Century, co-edited with Hazel Rose Markus, New York: W.W. Norton, Inc., 2010
- Learning From Experience: Minority Identities, Multicultural Struggles, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. Reviewed: American Literature 75.4 (2003): 892-895; Hypatia; The APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy 3.2 (2004): 108-112; Radical Philosophy Review 10.1 (2007): 79-90.
- Identity Politics Reconsidered, co-edited with Linda Martín Alcoff, Michael R. Hames-García, and Satya P. Mohanty, New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2006.
- Reclaiming Identity: Realist Theory and the Predicament of Postmodernism, co-edited with Michael Hames-García, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000. Reviewed: Diaspora 11.1 (2002) 125-138; Radical Philosophy Review 10.1 (2007): 79-90.
- Fictions of the Trans-American Imaginary, co-edited with Ramón Saldívar, special issue of Modern Fiction Studies, 49.1 (2003).
- "Who We Are and From Where We Speak," Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World, 1.2 (2012): 79-94. ssha_transmodernity_11809.
- "With Us or Without Us: The Development of a Latino Public Sphere," Nepantla: Views from South, 4.2 (2003): 245-52.
- "Fictions of the Trans-American Imaginary," co-authored with Ramón Saldívar, Modern Fiction Studies, 49.1 (2003): 1-18.
- "Chicana Feminism and Postmodernist Theory," Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 26.2 (2001): 441-83. Slightly abridged version reprinted in Feminist Theory Reader: Local and Global Perspectives. 2nd ed. Eds. Carole R. McCann and Seung-kyung Kim. New York: Routledge, 2010. 463-481.
- "Why I Am Not Hispanic: An Argument with Jorge Gracia." The American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy, 01.1 (2001): 100-05.
- "A Symphony of Anger: Notes Toward a Transformation of Feminist Politics," Phoebe: Journal of Feminist Scholarship, Theory, and Aesthetics, 8.1-2 (1996): 1-13.
Chapters in Books
- "'Racism is not intellectual': Interracial Friendship, Multicultural Literature, and Decolonizing Epistemologies," Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Epistemology, eds. Ada Maria Isasi-Díaz and Eduardo Mendieta, Bronx, NY: Fordham University Press, 2012.
- "Dancing with the Devil — When the Devil is Gay: Response to Ernesto Martínez," Gay Latino Studies, eds. Michael R. Hames-García and Ernesto Martínez, Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2011.
- "Educating for a Diverse Society in 'Post-Race' America," Education and the USA, ed. Laurenz Volkmann, Heidelberg: Winter 2011.
- “Another Way to Be: Women of Color, Literature, and Myth.” In Doing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st Century.
- “Doing Race: An Introduction,” co-authored with Hazel Rose Markus. In Doing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st Century.
- “Postethnic America? A Multicultural Training Camp for Americanists and Future EFL Teachers,” co-authored with Barbara Buchenau, Carola Hecke, and J. Nicole Shelton. In Identity in Education, eds. Susan Sanchez-Casal and Amie Macdonald, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
- "What's Identity Got to do With It? Mobilizing Identities in the Multicultural Classroom," Identity Politics Reconsidered, eds. Linda Martín Alcoff, Michael Hames-García, Satya P. Mohanty, and Paula M. L. Moya, New York: Palgrave MacMillan 2006.
- "Introduction: Reclaiming Identity," Reclaiming Identity: Realist Theory and the Predicament of Postmodernism, eds. Paula M. L. Moya and Michael Hames-García, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000. 1-26. Reprinted in Cultural Logic: An Electronic Journal of Marxist Theory and Practice, 3.2 (2001): 32 pars. 30 May 2001.
- "Cultural Particularity vs. Universal Humanity: The Value of Being Asimilao," Hispanics/Latinos in the US: Ethnicity, Race, and Rights, eds. Jorge Gracia and Pablo DeGreiff, New York: Routledge, 2000. 77-97.
- "Postmodernism, 'Realism,' and the Politics of Identity: Cherríe Moraga and Chicana Feminism," Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures, eds. M. Jacqui Alexander and Chandra Talpade Mohanty, New York: Routledge, 1997. 125-50, 379-84. Partially reprinted under the title "Chicana Identity," The Philosophical Quest: A Cross-Cultural Reader. 2nd ed. Eds. Gail M. Presbey, Karsten J. Struhl and Richard E. Olsen. Boston: McGraw Hill, 1999. 576-580.
Reviews, Review Essays, Online Fora, Conference Proceedings
- "A Story in Two Parts, With An Ending Yet to Be Written," On the Human: A Project of the National Humanities Center. "An online community of humanists and scientists dedicated to improving our understanding of persons and the quasi-persons who surround us." Blog posted on May 2, 2011. Final reply posted August 8, 2011.
- "Why Latina/o? Why Academy?," Harvard Latino Law Review, 14 (Spring 2011).
- Review of Pilgrimages/Peregrinajes: Theorizing Coalition Against Multiple Oppressions by Maria Lugones, Hypatia, 21.3 (2006).
- "'This is Not Your Country!': Nation and Belonging in Latina/o Literature," American Literary History, 17.1 (2005).
Invited Papers and Presentations
- “8 Conversations about Race and Ethnicity,” Public lecture sponsored by the Days Massolo Center, Hamilton College, November 10, 2011.
- “8 Conversations about Race and Ethnicity,” Public lecture sponsored by the Department of English, Reed College, September 20, 2011.
- “Race and Narrative in Toni Morrison’s A Mercy, Symposium sponsored by the Department of English, Reed College, September 19, 2011.
- “The Global Impact of Latin American Literature: Influence on Latina/o Writers,” Symposium sponsored by Cultural Synchronization and Disjuncture Working Group, Stanford University, April 29, 2011.
- “8 Conversations about Race and Ethnicity," Public lecture sponsored by the Department of English, University of San Francisco, March 28, 2011.
- “8 Conversations about Race and Ethnicity” (with Hazel Markus), Subjugated Histories, Decolonizing Practices, a Future of Minority Studies conference, College of William and Mary, February 26, 2011.
- “8 Conversations about Race and Ethnicity” (with Hazel Markus), Center on Race & Social Problems, University of Pittsburgh, February 23, 2011.
- “8 Conversations about Race and Ethnicity” (with Hazel Markus), Student Affairs Forum, Stanford University, November 16, 2010.
- “8 Conversations about Race and Ethnicity” (with Hazel Markus), Casa Zapata, Residential Education, Stanford University, October 27, 2010.
- “8 Conversations about Race and Ethnicity” (with Hazel Markus), Extraordinary Women, Conference Sponsored by Stanford’s Women’s Center, Stanford University, October 25, 2010.
- “8 Conversations about Race and Ethnicity” (with Hazel Markus), SCOPE Brown Bag Seminar, School of Education, Stanford University, October 4, 2010.
- “8 Conversations about Race and Ethnicity” (with Hazel Markus), National Center for Institutional Diversity, University of Michigan, September 17, 2010.
- “8 Conversations about Race and Ethnicity” (with Hazel Markus), Gottesman Library Book Talk, Teachers College, Columbia University, September 16, 2010.
- “8 Conversations about Race and Ethnicity” (with Hazel Markus), Minority, Indigenous, and Third World Studies Group, Cornell University, September 15, 2010.
- “8 Conversations about Race and Ethnicity” (with Hazel Markus), Democratizing Knowledge Project, Syracuse University, September 14, 2010.
- "8 Conversations about Race" (with Hazel Markus), Wednesday Evening Program at Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA, August 18, 2010.
- "The House that Sandra Built," The Future of American Studies Institute, Dartmouth University, June 25, 2010.
- "Doing Race in the 21st Century: 8 Conversations" Transformations: Theorizing Race and Class in the 21st Century, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Frieburg, Germany, June 18, 2010.
- "The House the Sandra Built," On Genre, a colloquium sponsored by the English Department, University of Bern, Switzerland, June 15, 2010
- "Race as a Kind of Difference," Exploring Race and Difference at Emory: Mapping Current Research and Charting Future Directions, Emory University, October 2, 2009.
- "Doing Race in the Age of Obama," Public lecture sponsored by the Departments of English and Philosophy, University of Miami at Ohio, September 15, 2009.
- "Eight Conversations about Race and Ethnicity," Race Discourses in the 21st Century, panel debate sponsored by the University of Goettingen, Germany, June 18, 2009.
- "The Time of the Possible Self in Helena Maria Viramontes's 'The Moths'" public lecture sponsored by the Program in American Studies, University of Goettingen, Germany, June 17, 2009.
- "Doing Race in the Era of Obama," W.E.B. DuBois Lecture Series, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany June 8, 2009.
- "Educating for a Diverse Society in 'Post-Race' America," Keynote lecture, Education and the USA, German Association of American Studies (GAAS), University of Jena, Germany, June 5, 2009.
- "Stories That Survive: Exploring the Role of Myth in Literature," Leading Matters, Los Angeles, January 24, 2009.
- "Humanists Decolonizing Epistemology," Decolonizing Epistemology: New Knowing in Latina/o Philosophy and Theology Drew Transdisciplinary Theological Colloquium VIII, November 21, 2008.
- "Engagement in the Classroom," Award-Winning Teachers on Teaching, Center for Teaching and Learning, Stanford University, May 1, 2008.
- "The Dialogic Potential of Multicultural Literature," Keynote Speaker and Invited Mentor for Postethnicity? — Identity Politics Reconsidered: North American Theories and Literary Practices In and Outside of German Multicultural Classrooms conference, University of Goettingen, Germany, July 17, 2007.
- "Doing Race," Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Politics Speaker Series, UCLA, April 26, 2007.
- "Identity and Knowledge in the Literary Imagination: The Temporality of the Possible Self in Helena Maria Viramontes's 'The Moths,'" The Barbara and Carlisle Moore Speaker Series, University of Oregon, May 22, 2006.
- "Mobilizing Identities in the Classroom," symposium on Identity Politics Reconsidered, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, April 20, 2006.
- "Identity and Knowledge in the Literary Imagination," Symposium on Identity, Knowledge, and Social Justice sponsored by FMS at Syracuse University, Friday, March 31, 2006.
- "Putting the 'Lone Genius' to Rest: Producing Collaborative Knowledge Through Humanities Research Networks," Technology, Cognition, and Culture lecture series, Rice University, October 27, 2005.
- "Who We Are and From Where We Speak," Mapping the Decolonial Turn conference, UC Berkeley, April 23, 2005.
- "Emotional Rationality: Interracial Friendship and Anti-Racist Moral Growth," Women's History Lecture Series, Sarah Lawrence College, April 14, 2005.
- "Minor Characters in the Minoritarian Imagination," Minority Identities/Minor Characters: Literature, Politics, Theory panel event, Binghamton University, October 15, 2004.
- "What's Identity Got to Do With It? Interrogating the Politics of Knowledge in the Multicultural Classroom," The New Jersey Project on Inclusive Scholarship, Curriculum, and Pedagogy, William Paterson University, April 2, 2004.
- "What's Identity Got to Do With It? Interrogating the Politics of Knowledge in the Multicultural Classroom," Engaging the Culture of Power In and Out of the Classroom Practical Pedagogy Colloquium Series, University of Washington, March 4, 2004.
- "Success is Counted Sweetest," Banquet speech, Phi Kappa Phi induction, University of Houston, March 23, 2003.
- "Multiculturalism Beyond Postmodernism," Plenary speech, Beyond: New Perspectives in Linguistics, Literary Studies and English Language Teaching conference, Belgian Association of Anglicists in Higher Education (BAAHE), Brussels, Belgium, November 29, 2002.
- "Globalizing Minority Studies," Gender and Globalization conference, Stanford University, May 24, 2002.
- "The Teacherly Text: Complete Literary in Luis Rodriguez's Always Running, Rebellious Reading conference, University of California Santa Barbara, May 18, 2002.
- "Globalizing Minority Studies: The Persistence of Identity in Contemporary Literary Theory," Keynote speech, Migrations, Translations, and Identity-Formations in an Age of Transnationality conference, Rice University, February 23, 2002.
- "Latina/o Identity," The Color of Hegemony: Latinos/as in the U.S. & North Carolina conference, Duke University, February 9, 2002.
- "Reading as a Realist," Dialogical Ethics and Critical Cosmopolitanism working group, Duke University, February 8, 2002.
- "Reading as a Realist," and "The Teacherly Text: Complete Literacy in Luis Rodriguez's Always Running," Realism and Its Discontents, Graduate Summer School of Literature and Literary Theory, Karlskrona, Sweden, June 12 & 14, 2001.
- "Familia: Myths and Realities," Chicana Plenary speech, 28th Annual Conference of the National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS), Tucson, Arizona, April 6, 2001.
- "What is Identity and Why is it Important?" Who's Afraid of Identity Politics? Progressive Politics, Minority Identities colloquium, Hamilton College, November 16, 2000.
- "Chicana Literary Criticism," public lecture sponsored by the departments of English and Philosophy at the University of San Francisco, April 22, 1999.
- "Realist Proposals for Multicultural Education," Writers at the Border conference, Rutgers University, April 16, 1999.
- "The Latina/oization of Chicano Studies," The Routes of Culture: Chicana/o Arts in an Age of Displacements, Institute on Culture and Migration, University of California at Santa Barbara, November 7, 1998.
- "Cultural Particularity vs. Universal Humanity: The Value of Being asimilao," Ethnic Identity, Culture and Group Rights: The Case of Hispanics/Latinos interdisciplinary symposia, University at Buffalo, October 3, 1998.
- "Breaking Silences/Speaking Out," Black and Latino Action Coalition conference, Syracuse University, February 15, 1998.
- "A Symphony of Anger: Notes Toward a Transformation of Feminist Politics," keynote speech, Narrating Our Own Stories: Women Claim Their Voice(s) conference, SUNY Oneonta, April 21, 1995.
- "The Identity Crisis in the 'Hispanic American/Latino' Studies Program at Cornell University," Joint Ethnic Studies Colloquium Series, Cornell University, February 20, 1995.
- "The Case for US Latina/o Literature," public lecture sponsored by the Latino Educational Coalition, Ithaca College, April 14, 1994.
Conference Papers and Presentations (from 2002)
- “Why Latina/o? Why Academy?” The Color of the Economic Crisis, Latcrit XV Symposium, Denver Colorado, October 9, 2010.
- Author-critic discussion with author Helena Maria Viramontes, English Department, Stanford University, May 27, 2010.
- 8 Conversations About Race and Ethnicity," public lecture sponsored by the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE), Stanford University, May 26, 2010.
- "The House that Sandra Built," Chicano Narrative Now: Chicana/o Literary Discourses in an Age of Transnationalism seminar, American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA), New Orleans, LA, April 4, 2010.
- "The Time of the Possible Self in Helena Maria Viramontes's 'The Moths,'" Race and Narrative Theory, Center for the Study of the Novel (CSN), Stanford University, April 11, 2008.
- "Dancing with the Devil — When the Devil is Gay: Response to Ernesto Martínez, 35th Annual Conference of the National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS), Austin, Texas, March 22, 2008.
- "Theory from the Periphery: Minority Struggles for Social Justice," 33rd Annual Conference of the National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS), Guadalajara, Mexico, June 30, 2006.
- "The 'I' that is 'We' and the 'We' that is 'I': The Necessity of Intellectual Collaboration in Identity-Based Scholarship," National Women's Studies Association (NWSA), Oakland, California, June 17, 2006.
- "What's Identity Got to Do With It? Mobilizing Identities in the Multicultural Classroom," Conceptualizing the Realist Classroom, a conference sponsored by The Future of Minority Studies project (FMS), Ithaca, New York, June 26, 2004.
- "'Am I That Name?' Minority Identity and the Construct of the 'American,'" 42nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Boston, Massachusetts, November 9, 2003.
- "'Racism is not intellectual': The Epistemic Significance of Interracial Friendship," Reading Identity: Literature, Pedagogy, and Social Thought, a conference in the Future of Minority Studies project, University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 11, 2003.
- "Emotion and Rationalism," Redefining Identity Politics—Internationalism, Feminism, Multiculturalism, a conference in the Future of Minority Studies project, University of Michigan, October 18, 2003.
- MTL/ENGL 338B: Theories of Race and Ethnicity
- MTL/ENGL 334A: Concepts of Modernity I: Philosophical Foundations (formerly The Modern Tradition I)
- MTL 334B: Concepts of Modernity: Culture and Society in the Age of Globalization
- ENGL 362P: Passions of the Color Line
- ENGL 363D: Identity, Experience, and Knowledge in Feminist Theory
- ENGL 389A: Realist Theory and the Predicament of Postmodernism
- ENGL 262: Race Matters: Representations of Race in 20th Century American Literature
Undergraduate Lecture Classes
- ENGL 161: Narrative and Narrative Theory
- CSRE 196C/PSYCH 155/ENGL 172D: Introduction to Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (team-taught with Professor Hazel Rose Markus)
- ENGL 45/145G: Looking Through Colored Glasses: Writings by Women of Color
- ENGL 43/143B: Introduction to Chicana/o Literature and Culture
- ENGL 123A: American Literature from 1865-1935
- HIST 162/CSRE 162/ENGL 172B: Introduction to Chicana/o History and Culture (team-taught with Professor Al Camarillo)
- ENGL 64N: Growing Up in America
- CSRE 200X: Senior Honors Seminar
- ENGL 187B: US Latina/o Literature
- ENGL 3C-06: The Self in Society
- ENGL 3C-06: The Practice of Prose
- LIT 208: Toni Morrison
Ph.D. Dissertation Chair
- Jennifer Harford Vargas, Ph.D., English; Asst. Prof. Bryn Mawr College
- Guadalupe Carrillo, Ph.D., English
- Elda Maria Roman, Ph.D., English (with Ramon Saldivar)
- Karli Cerankowski, Ph.D., Modern Thought and Literature (with Heather Love)
Ph.D. Dissertation Committee Member
- Marcial Gonzalez, Ph. D., Modern Thought and Literature; Assoc. Prof. U of California, Berkeley
- Ulka Anjaria, Ph.D., Modern Thought and Literature; Asst. Prof. Brandeis University
- Ernesto Martinez, Ph.D., English, Cornell University; Asst. Prof. U. of Oregon
- Julie Minich, Ph.D., Spanish and Portuguese; Asst. Prof. University of Miami at Ohio
- Carmen San Juan-Pastor, Ph.D., Spanish and Portuguese; Asst. Prof. Scripps College
- Frank Samson, Ph.D., Sociology; Asst. Prof. University of Miami
- Jolene Hubbs, Ph.D., English; Asst. Prof. University of Alabama
- JuYon Kim, Ph.D., Modern Thought and Literature; Asst. Prof. Harvard University
- James Estrella, Ph.D., Modern Thought and Literature
- Mark Vega, Ph.D., English
Habilitation Committee Member
- Barbara Buchenau, American Studies, University of Göttingen; Prof. Dr., Postcolonial Literary and Cultural Studies, University of Bern, Switzerland
Undergraduate Honors Theses
- Tara Brennan, American Studies
- Shavondalyn Givens, English
- Arisha Hatch, Feminist Studies
- Elia Herrerra, Comparative Literature
- Ernesto J. Martinez, English
- Maria de Lourdes Medrano, English
- Molly Tanenbaum, Feminist Studies
- Jessica Valenzuela, English
Interdisciplinary English Major Papers
- Jennifer Assef
- Michelle Bussarakum
- Catherine Loerke
CSRE Senior Paper
- Krystle Nowhitney
Professional Activities (selected)
- Elected Delegate, Twentieth Century American Literature Discussion Group, Modern Languages Association, 2011-2016.
- Series Co-Editor, Stanford Studies in Comparative Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University Press.
- Founding Member and Stanford Organizer, The Future of Minority Studies. The FMS Research Project is a consortium of scholars and academic institutions with a primary interest in minority identity, education, and social transformation. Since its founding in 2000, the FMS project has evolved to become a mobile "think tank" facilitating focused and productive discussions across disciplines about the democratizing role of minority identity and participation in a multicultural society. Participating institutions include Stanford University, Cornell University, the University of Oregon, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Hamilton College, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison to name a few.
- Instructor, "Theory From the Periphery: Minority Struggles for Social Justice," a Mellon-funded interdisciplinary two-week summer seminar for junior faculty and advanced graduate students sponsored by The Future of Minority Studies Research Project, July 24-August 5, 2006.
- Faculty Coordinator, Americanity/Coloniality/Modernity, a faculty-graduate student workshop sponsored by the Research Institute of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University, 2006-2007.
- Faculty Coordinator, How Do Identities Matter?," a faculty-graduate student workshop sponsored jointly by the Stanford Humanities Center and the Research Institute of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University, 2003-2006.
- Co-organizer, Realism in the World, an FMS conference at Stanford University, May 19, 2005.
- Faculty Coordinator, Feminist Theory Workshop, a Stanford Humanities Center Mellon Graduate Workshop, Stanford University, 2002-03.
- Televised interview with author Luis Rodriguez, Stanford University, November 7, 2000.
- Co-coordinator, El Frente: U.S. Latinas Under Attack and Fighting Back. A conference on U.S. Latina Feminisms at Cornell University, October 13-14, 1995.
Departmental Service (Stanford)
|2009-2010||Reappointment Committee for Saikat Majumdar|
|2005-2008||Chair, Creative Planning Committee|
|2007-2008||Early American Literature Search Committee|
|2006-2008||Graduate Studies Committee|
|2006-2007||Co-Chair, Search Committee for English-language literature outsides of Britain and the U.S.|
|2003-2005||African-American Literature Search Committee|
|2003-2005||Co-Chair, Graduate Admissions|
|1996-2008||Committee on Selecting Jones Lecturers, Creative Writing Program|
|Departmental Advisory Committee|
|2000-2002||American Literature Search Committee|
|1999-2001||Chair, Lora Romero Memorial Lecture Committee|
|1999-2000||Junior Search Committee|
|1998-1999||Alden Dissertation Prize Selection Committee|
|1997-1999||Writing and Critical Thinking Committee|
|1998-1999||Bocock/Guerard Fiction Prize Selection Committee|
|1997-1998||Co-chair, English Department Lecture Committee|
University Service (Stanford)
|2005-present||Stanford Humanities Center Advisory Board|
|2007-present||Graduate Faculty Fellowship Advisory Committee|
|2011-present||Introductory Seminars Faculty Advisory Board|
|2010-2011||Discussion Leader, 12@12, A Series of Interdisciplinary Lunch Discussions Among Graduate Students and Faculty|
|2009-2010||Committee on Undergraduate Standards and Procedures|
|2006-2007||New Strategies Advisory Group|
|2005-2007||Committee-in-Charge, Program in Modern Thought and Literature|
|2002-2005||Committee on Undergraduate Admission and Financial Aid|
|2000-2008||Executive Committee, Research Institute in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (RICSRE)|
|1996-2008||Resource Faculty for Feminist Studies|
|2001-2002||Program in Writing and Rhetoric Lecturer Selection Committee|
|Galarza Prize Selection Committee|
|1996-2000||Chicana/o Studies Curriculum Committee|
|1998-1999||Rhetoric Search Committee|
|1996-1998||Faculty Sponsor, Chicana/o Colloquia, Chicana/o Latina/o Graduate Student Association|
|1996-1998||Affiliated Faculty Member, Stanford Center for Chicana/o Studies|
|1997, 2003||Lopez/Rosaldo Prize Selection Committee|
University Service (Cornell)
|1995||Graduate Student Representative, Graduate and Professional Student Finance Committee|
|1994-1995||At-large Representative, Graduate and Professional Student Assembly|
|1994-1995||Graduate Student Representative, University Assembly|
|1994-1995||University Assembly Liaison, Board on University Health|
|Fall 1994||Coordinator, Student Ad Hoc Coalition on the U.S. Latina/o Studies|
|1993-1994||President, U.S. Latina/o Graduate Student Coalition|
|1993-1994||Co-Coordinator, U.S. Latina/o Studies Colloquia|
|1993||Graduate Student Representative, English Department Faculty Search Committee for a Specialist in U.S. Latina/o Literature|
- American Studies Association (ASA)
- Modern Languages Association (MLA)
- National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS)
- Society for Phenomenology and Existential Phenomenology (SPEP)