Wayne State University

Richard Pineda

Biography

Richard Pineda (PhD 2003) is an assistant professor and research fellow in the Sam Donaldson Center for Communication Research at the University of Texas, El Paso. His research focuses on Latina/os and their interaction with politics, media and popular culture in the U.S. Recent work, focused on immigration and the national debate surrounding immigration reform, has been published in Text and Performance Quarterly andArgumentation and Advocacy. Dr. Pineda was invited to speak about his research at Baylor University, Boston College, Tufts University and the University of Washington.