Myrriah Gómez

Myrriah Gómez is a nuevomexicana from the Pojoaque Valley. She is an Assistant Professor in the Honors College at the University of New Mexico. She earned her doctorate in English with an emphasis in U.S. Latina/o literature from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2014. She is a 2011 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship recipient. Dr. Gómez was awarded the UNM Faculty of Color award for Teaching in 2015. Her current book project, Nuclear Nuevo México: Identity, Ethnicity, and Resistance in Atomic Third Spaces, examines the effects of the nuclear industry on people of color in New Mexico. Her teaching interests include courses in Chicana/o Studies, U.S. Atomic History & Culture, and New Mexico & the U.S. Southwest.


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