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Diana Dominguez

Dr. Diana Dominguez

Dr. Diana Dominguez
Associate Professor
Graduate English Program Coordinator
Scholarship Activities CV
The Journal of South Texas English Studies



Diana Dominguez, assistant professor of English, has a Ph.D. in Medieval Irish literature with a feminist and gender studies focus from Texas Tech University, an M.A. in English from The University of Texas-Pan American, and a Bachelor of Journalism from The University of Texas at Austin. She teaches primarily ancient to medieval literature, women's literature, and gender studies courses. Her research interests include gender portrayal issues in medieval literature, popular culture (especially television and film), and children's and young adult literature. She has published and presented both scholarly and creative works at regional, national, and international venues. Her first scholarly book, Historical Residues in the Old Irish legends of Queen Medb, is due to be published in early fall 2010 from the Edwin Mellen Press.

She is also the Coordinator of the Graduate Program in English, and serves as one of the faculty advisors for EGADS! (The English Graduate Advancement and Development Society - the English Graduate Student Association) and as one of the faculty editors for the Graduate Student Academic Journal The Journal of South Texas English Studies.


Ph.D. from Texas Tech University
M.A from The University of Texas-Pan American
B. J. from The University of Texas at Austin

CV/VITAE: Dominguez Vitae

Classes Taught:

English 6300: Introduction to Graduate Studies
English 6302: Topics in Medieval Literature
English 6310: 20th Century American and English Poetry
English 6341: Literary Criticism
English 3302: Medieval Literature
English 4322: Creative Writing (poetry)
English 4317: Literature by Women
English 2332: World Literature to 1660
English 1302: Composition II
English 1301: Composition I

Joined UTB:


Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Research Areas: Medieval Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Children’s and Young Adult Literature Studies

Special Interest in the Professionalization of Graduate Students: working to provide more and better opportunities for English Graduate Students at UTB to be active in academic and scholarly professional activities, which includes providing more opportunities for English Undergraduate majors to get involved in serious research and scholarly professional activities

Previous Experience:

Refer to Vitae

Office Hours - spring 2012

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