Genevieve   I.  Garcia de Mueller

Assistant Professor  

Office: ELABS 207
Phone: (505) 730-8891
Email: genevieve.garciademueller@utrgv.edu

Dr. Genevieve I. Garcia de Mueller

Assistant Professor in the Writing and Language Studies Department. Along with Dr. Iris Ruiz (UC Merced) she was awarded a $10,000 grant from the CCCC Research Initiative for a study on race and writing program administration work.

  • Education

    • PhD, English Language and Literature/Letters, University of New Mexico, 2015




Selected Publications


  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller and Iris Ruiz. "Race, Silence, and Writing Program Administration: A Qualitative Study of US College Writing Programs," WPA Journal 40, no. 2 (June 2017): 19-39.

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller and Brian Hendrickson. "Inviting Students to Determine for Themselves What it Means to Write Across the Disciplines," The WAC Journal 27, (November 2016): 74-93.

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. "Digital DREAMS: The Rhetorical Power of Online Resources for DREAM Act Activists," Linguistically Diverse Immigrant and Resident Wrtiers: Transitions from High School to College. Abingdon: Routledge, June 2016: 130-142.

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. "WPA and the New Civil Rights Movement," WPA Journal 39, no. 1 (June 2016).



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Alyssa Cavazos. Biliterate/Multiliterate Writing Practices in Academic and Community Discourses, Office of Research, Innovation, & Economic Development, $16,700.00 (January 2017 - May 2018)

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. University of Central Florida Internal Grant Award, University of Central Florida, $6,250.00 (June 2017)

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. College Composition and Communication Research Initiative, College Composition and Communication, $10,000.00 (May 2016 - May 2017)

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. Vicente Ximenes Scholarship in Public Rhetoric & Community Literacy, University of New Mexico, $1,000.00 (August 2012 - May 2013)

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. Writing-Intensive Learning Community (WILC) Pilot Project, University of New Mexico, (June 2012 - May 2013)



Selected Presentations


  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. "Pulling Up Our Bootstraps: The Challenge of Culturally Attuned Mentorship and the Under-Representation of Latinas as WPAs," Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Knoxville, TX (July 2017)

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. "“(Trans)Linguistic Migrations: Fostering Antiassimilationist Models in WPA Work," College Composition and Communication Conference, Portland, OR (March 2017)

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. "Cultivating a Sense of Belonging in Academia," NCTW Cultivating New Voices, Albuquerque, NM (February 2017)

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. "Works in Progress," Villanueva and Smitherman Writing Retreat , Stanford University, Stanford University (July 2016)

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. "Transcultural Linguistic Migration: Migrant Activist Genres as a Mode of Rhetorical Transfer," College Composition and Communication Conference, Houston, TX (March 2016)

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. "The Importance of a People of Color Caucus in the Council of Writing Program Administrators," Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Normal, IL (July 2014)

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. "Multilingual Writers and the Ruling Voice: Constructions of Race, Ethnicity, and Citizenship in the DREAM Act," College Composition and Communication Conference, Indianapolis, IN (March 2014)

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. "The Intellectual Work of Civic Engagement: An Unauthorized Autobiography," Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Savannah, GA (July 2013)

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller. "Practicing What We Teach: Community-Based Assessment for the Community-Based Classroom," Two Year College Conference, Las Cruces, NM (October 2012)

  • Genevieve Garcia de Mueller and Christine Garcia. "Why Mentorship Matters to Us: A Discussion of the Effects of (Under)Representation of Faculty of Color on Junior WPAs ," Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Albuquerque, NM (July 2012)

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