Sonia Alejandra Rodriguez is an Associate Professor in the English Department at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY, where she teaches composition, literature, and creative writing.
She is a 2021 Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellow.
She received her Ph.D. in English from the Department of English at the University of California, Riverside in 2015. Her research introduces “conocimiento narratives” as a way to read realist fiction within Latinx children’s and young adult literature. She is currently working on a monograph on this topic.
Sonia is also a fiction writer currently working on her first novel for young people.