IMG-0777Sonia 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. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the City College of New York (CUNY).

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