Headshot_Fall2022Sonia Alejandra Rodríguez (she/they) is an associate professor in the English Department at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY, where they teach composition, literature, and creative writing.

They are a 2021 Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellow.

Sonia Alejandra received their Ph.D. in English from the Department of English at the University of California, Riverside. Their research introduces “conocimiento narratives” as a way to read realist fiction within Latinx children’s and young adult literature. They are currently working on a monograph on this topic.

Sonia Alejandra earned an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from The City College of New York (CUNY). They have published fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction.

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