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Karrieann Soto Vega

Research Interests:
Postcolonial/Decolonial Theory
Critical Geopolitics
Gender & Women's Studies
Latinx Studies
Cultural Rhetoric

PhD in Composition and Cultural Rhetoric, Syracuse University

CAS in Women and Gender Studies, Syracuse University

MA in English Education, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez

Selected Publications:

“Afterlives of Anticolonial Dissent: Performances of Public Memory Within and Against the United States of América.” Journal for the History of Rhetoric, 24.1 (2021): 69-86.

“Colonial Causes and Consequences: Climate Change and Climate Chaos in Puerto Rico.” Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture, 32 (2020).

“Sounding Out a Rhetoric of Resilience: Curating Plena in DiaspoRican Activism.” Journal of Multimodal Rhetoric, 4.1 (2020).

“Puerto Rico Weathers the Storm: Autogestión as a Coalitional Counter-Praxis of Survival.” feral feminisms, 9 (2019): 39-55.

“Latinx Rhetoric and Intersectionality in Racial Rhetorical Criticism” with Karma Chávez. Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, 15.4 (2018): 319-325.

“Social Media & the Politics of Collegiality: An Interview with Steven Salaita” with Vani Kannan. Journal of Academic Freedom 6 (2015): 1-11.


“Puerto Rico’s Political Paradox.” The Gender Policy Report, 23 March 2020. Web.

“What We Can Learn from the 1954 Capitol Attack by Puerto Rican Nationalists.” Texas Standard. January 21, 2021.

“Anti-blackness en Comunidades Latinas.” Noticias en RadioLex. 17 June 2020.