Texas Tech University

Spanish faculty

Dr. Rolando Díaz

Diaz

Full-time Instructor, Spanish
PhD in Spanish from Texas Tech University (2017)

Email

rolando.diaz@ttu.edu

Education

  • B.A. In Drama from the University of Texas at Austin (1987)
  • M.A. In Drama from the University of North Texas (1988)
  • M.A. In English from Texas Woman's University (1990)
  • M.A. in Bilingual Education/English as a Second Language from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (2006)
  • M.A. In Spanish from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (2010)
  • PhD in Spanish from Texas Tech University (2017)

City and Country of Origin

Place of birth: Allende, Coahuila, Mexico
Raised in Eagle Pass, Texas

Research Interests

Mexican, Hispanic, Chicano/a, Latino/a, Latinx identities; detective/crime fiction; science fiction

Published Works

  • Tales from the Tortilla Curtain (2007)
  • Encounter with Memory (translation into English of Cita con la memoria by Dr. Rhina Toruño Haensly) (2010)
  • Numerous articles and short stories about the Hispanic experience