Miryam   Espinosa-Dulanto

Assistant Professor  

Office: BMAIN 2.312
Phone: (956) 882-7423
Email: miryam.espinosadulanto@utrgv.edu

Dr. Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto

Dr. Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison) is an Assistant Professor at the UTRGV. Her writing and academic research explores the construction, access, and transmission of knowledge especially for minorities in the U.S. schools. Dr. Espinosa-Dulanto has taught extensively in urban and rural settings. Currently, she is conducting research on the USA/Mexico border.





Selected Publications


  • James Jupp and Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. " "Beyond US-Centered Multicultural Foundations on Race"," St. Davies, PA: International Journal of Multicultural Education 19, no. 2 (June 2017): 20-43.

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto and Eunice Lerma. Exploring the Impact that Family and Gender Roles Play in the Lives of Latina First Generation College Students. The International Conference on Poverty, Globalization and Schooling: A Holistic Approach. , September 2016.

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. Testimonios de Campesinas: Poetic Narratives of Immigrant Women.. Conference on Poverty, Globalization, and Schooling: A Holistic Approach.. Orlando, Florida: University of Central Florida , September 2015.

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Testimonios de Campesinas: Poetic Narratives of Immigrant Women.," Conference Proceedings, Conference on Poverty, Globalization, and Schooling: A Holistic Approach.. Orlando, Florida: University of Central Florida , September 2015.

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto and Jaime Garcia. Chicana/o Struggles for Education: Activism in the Community Book Review. New York/New York: Teachers College Record, no. ID 17582 June 2014.

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, David Humpal, Leyla Pitre, and Jolanta Santana, ed. Liminal Spaces and Call for Praxis/ing. Charlotte, North Carolina: Curriculum and Pedagogy Group, December 2013: 213.

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Getting Lost in Life/Death Disruptions: reclaiming the Right of a Legal Space.," Excursions and Recursions: Through Power, Privilege, and Praxis. Charlotte, North Carolina: Curriculum and Pedagogy Group. Information Age Publishing Inc., 2012.

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Silent Screams" The insider/Outsider Indigenous Research Positionalities," Decolonizing Research in Cross Cultural Contexts: Critical Personal Narratives. Albany, NY: State University of New York (SUNY) Press, August 2011: 45-52.

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. Las Mujeres Grandes y Bellas (Strong Beautiful Women) de State College Inc.. State College, PA: Women's Journal , September 2009.

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Home... a remembrace," State College, PA: Problem Child / Penn State University 20, no. 1 (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2007): 15.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Jacqueline Koonce. Exploring and Sharing an Ethic of Care in Critical Pedagogy: Outsiders/Non-Hispanic Faculty at an Hispanic Serving Institution, RGV Focus and UTRGV College of Education and P-16 Integration, $1,250.00 (January 12, 2017 - August 12, 2017)

  • Karin Lewis. Special Interest Research Group: Cultivating an Ethic of Care at a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI)-Individual Stories and a Collective Narrative, College of Education & P-16 Integration, $1,250.00 (January 2017 - May 2017)

  • Jamie Myer. Specialization in Culture and Language Education (SCALE), European Community/U.S. Cooperative Program, (January 1, 2005 - December 31, 2009)

  • Jamie Myer. A Pedagogy of Intercultural Critical Literacy (PICCLE), European Community/U.S. Cooperative Program, (January 1, 2005 - December 31, 2007)



Selected Presentations


  • Freyca Calderon Berumen and Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. " *Accepted* Collective memories of migration: Testimonios of Latina women," Memory, Remembering & Forgetting: Re-Envisioning Educational Worlds, American Educational Studies Association, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (November 2017)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, James Jupp, Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, Freyca Calderon Berumen, Karla Donald, "Advancing testimonio in curriculum theory: Recognizing decolonizing aesthetics," Curriculum and Pedagogy Group, Annual Conference of the Curriculum and Pedagogy Group, New Orleans, LA (October 2017)

  • Iris Monroy Velasco and Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Identidades públicas y privadas en jóvenes transfronterizos," V Conferencia sobre Etnicidad, Raza y Pueblos Indigenas, ERIP- Latin American and Caribbean Studies Association; LACES and the Universidad Michoacana San Nicolas de Hidalgo, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico (October 2017)

  • Vejoya Viren and Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Debunking Stereotypes: Working together with EC-teacher candidates at the frontera," 2017 Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education Conference, RECE, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada (October 2017)

  • Janine Schall, Patricia McHatton, Eugenio Saenz, Isela Almaguer, Angela Chapman, Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, Jennifer Esquierdo, Veronica Estrada, Ariana Garza, Jacqueline Koonce, Leticia Deleon, Karin Lewis, Dagoberto Ramirez, Felicia Rodriguez, Cinthya Saavedra, and Vejoya Viren. "Building Identity, Practice and Research at a Hispanic Serving College of Education, Pt. 1," 45th Annual TABE Conference, Texas Association for Bilingual Education, McAllen, TX (October 2017)

  • Isela Almaguer, Angela Chapman, Leticia Deleon, Jennifer Esquierdo, Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, Veronica Estrada, Ariana Garza, Jacqueline Koonce, Karin Lewis, Patricia McHatton, Dagoberto Ramirez, Felicia Rodriguez, Cinthya Saavedra, Eugenio Saenz, Janine Schall, and Vejoya Viren. "Building Identity, Practice and Research at a Hispanic Serving College of Education, Pt. 2," 45th Annual TABE Conference, Texas Association for Bilingual Education, McAllen, TX (October 2017)

  • Karin Lewis, Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, Jacqueline Koonce, and Vejoya Viren. "Accepted: Cultivating and Ethic of Care at a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI): Individual Stories and a Collective Narrative," Simposio InterAmericano De Etnografia Y Educacion, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX (September 2017)

  • Karin Lewis, Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, Jacqueline Koonce, and Vejoya Viren. "Accepted: Cultivating and Ethic of Care at a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI): Individual Stories and a Collective Narrative," Simposio InterAmericano De Etnografia Y Educacion, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX (September 2017)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto and Iris Monroy Velasco. "Jóvenes transfronterizos: formación de identidades públicas y privadas," Simposio InterAmericano De Etnografia Y Educacion, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX (September 2017)

  • James Jupp, Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, Laura Jewett, Freyca Calderon Berumen , and Karla O'Donald. "Advancing Testimonio in Curriculum Theory," Simposio InterAmericano De Etnografia Y Educacion, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX (September 2017)



Selected Performances and Exhibitions


  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Maria Whatever," State College, PA, USA (2013)

  • Maria Luberda "Life Through Our Eyes," Valdosta, GA, USA (2011)

  • "Tres Mujeres. Tres Estilos. Tres Historias. ," Valdosta, GA, USA (2010)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Inquiries/Ruptures and Creations of Communities and Classrooms," Mujeres de la Raza: Artistic Voices of the Lejano Midwest. Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico (1998)

  • Debra Pontillo "We are our history. ," Mujeres de la Raza: Artistic Voices of the Lejano Midwest. Madison, WI, USA (1998)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Why in English? and I'm who I am ," Madison, WI, USA (1998)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Un dia cualquiera," San Antonio, TX, USA (1995)

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EDFR 8301 91L - Qualitative Research:
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EDCI 8690 17 - Dissertation:
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EDFR 8301 90L - Qualitative Research:
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