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Rios, Gabi

Assistant Professor


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research overview

  • My research is primarily concerned with how marginalized communities create social change and continue/reshape cultural practices amidst colonial and other forces of systemic oppression. As such, I am invested in community-based research methodologies and pedagogies.


  • cultural rhetorics, rhetoric, community engagement



courses taught

  • ENGL 3830 - Topics in Advanced Writing and Research
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2022
    This reading and writing-intensive course provides students with the resources necessary to conceive, propose, and execute their own research projects. This course will introduce students to a range of critical methods in the study of literature and culture, while offering a writing-intensive experience in a small seminar environment. Readings for the course may include novels, poems, films, or other media as well as relevant historical and critical commentary. The topic of the course will vary.
  • WRTG 1150 - First-Year Writing and Rhetoric
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2022
    Rhetorically informed introduction to college writing. Focuses on critical analysis, argument, inquiry and information literacy. Taught as a writing workshop, the course places a premium on invention, drafting and thoughtful revision. For placement criteria, see the arts and sciences advising office. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • WRTG 3020 - Topics in Writing
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021 / Spring 2022 / Fall 2022
    Through sustained inquiry into a selected topic or issue, students will practice advanced forms of academic writing. Emphasizes analysis, criticism and argument. Taught as a writing workshop, places a premium on substantive, thoughtful revision. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Department enforced prerequisite: WRTG 1150 or equivalent (completion of lower-division writing requirement).