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 Areas of Interest

Cultural Studies, critical and literary theory, gender studies, discourse analysis, Rhet/Comp theory (including visual rhetoric)


 Ph.D., Rhet/Comp (with honors), focus on Cultural Studies, New Mexico State University. Las Cruces, NM. (2011)

 Selected Publications

 Milagros Garcia, M.P. (April, 2018). Examining Digital Composing Practices in an Intercultural Writing Class in Turkey: Empirical Data on Student Negotiations. In R. Rice & K. St. Amant (Eds.). Communicating Globally: Applications for International Communication Exchange. Utah State University Press.

Milagros Garcia, M. Pilar. (November 2017). Self-assessment Activities in a Second Language (L2) Writing Class: Student Negotiations of Cultural Identities. JOGLTEP. Volume 4, issue 2: 592-614.

 Milagros Garcia, M. Pilar. “Identity and border transgressions in Orhan Pamuk’s ‘My Father’s suitcase’” (in progress).

Milagros Garcia, M. Pilar. “[Turkish] Women in refrigerators: representations of womanhood and gender-based violence in selected comic books and graphic novels by Turkish women writers” (in progress).