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Department of English

Tanya González

Tanya González & Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson, Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly BettyProfessor / Graduate Faculty
Ph.D. 2004, University of California at Riverside

Website: www.k-state.edu/english/tgonzale/web/Home.html
Email: tgonzale@ksu.edu
Office: English/Counseling Services Bldg. 117B
Phone: (785) 532-2154

Fields of interest:
Latina/o Literature and Culture; Contemporary American Literature; Ethnic Studies; Cultural Studies; Gender Studies; Feminist Discourses; Gothic Studies.

Tanya González specializes in U.S. Latina/o Studies and Ethnic American Literature.  She is co-author with Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson of Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty: Funny Looking (Lexington, 2015). In addition to her research on Latinas/os in the media she studies the use of the gothic and other speculative genres in Latina/o literature and cultural production. She is a member of the Cultural Studies track.

In addition to her work in the English department, Dr. González is affiliated faculty in Women’s Studies and American Ethnic Studies. As a first-generation college student, she is committed to mentoring students academically and professionally. As such, she is also involved in the Developing Scholars Program and works with McNair and SUROP students.