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


  • Edna Gabriela Diaz Baez, Iris Rubi Monroy Velasco, Karla Patricia Valdez Garcia , and Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Identidad cultural en jovenes de la region Centro-Desierto de Coahuila, Mexico," Scarborough, ME: 2016 International Research Forum , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2017: 45-51.

  • 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.



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


  • Karin Lewis, Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, and Vejoya Viren. "Celebrating disparate experiences on the USA-Mexican frontera: Three colleagues at a Hispanic Serving Institution," 2018 World Curriculum Studies Conference Melbourne, International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (IAACS), Melbourne, Australia (December 2018)

  • Karin Lewis, Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, and Vejoya Viren. "(Proposal) Permeable Borders Context and Environment Panel -Contradictions, incongruent experiences, and collaborations at the USA-Mexico Border: Searching for Understanding," Permeable Borders: Third International Conference of Border Studies, UTRGV, Autonomous University of Tamaulipas (UAT), Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS), Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Universidad de Sevilla, and University of Texas at Aus n, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas Matamoros & Edinburg campus of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (October 2018)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, Freyca Calderon-Berumen, and Karla O'Donald. "Reflexiones auto etnográficas sobre nuestra práctica educativa," Encuentro Académico ITESO 2018 "Las lenguas: una vía para enfrentar tiempos de incertidumbre. Lenguas maternas, originarias y extranjeras en la vida académica y profesional", Universidad Jesuita de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico (June 2018)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Decolonial Imaginary: Testimonio Aesthetics," Congress of Qualitative Inquiry 2018 “Qualitative Inquiry In Troubled Times.”, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois (May 2018)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Decolonizing Aesthetics: The Multivocality Nature of Testimonio," Congress of Qualitative Inquiry 2018 “Qualitative Inquiry In Troubled Times.”, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois (May 2018)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "The Multivocality Nature of Testimonio: Decolonizing Efforts," Congress of Qualitative Inquiry 2018 “Qualitative Inquiry In Troubled Times.”, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois (May 2018)

  • Freyca Calderon-Berumen , Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, James Jupp, Karla O'Donald, and Laura Jewett. "A Review Essay on Chicana/Latina Testimonios as Pedagogical, Methodological, and Activist Approaches to Social Justice," AERA Annual Meeting - The Dreams, Possibilities, and Necessity of Public Education , American Educational Research Association, New York City, NY (April 2018)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto and James Jupp. "Decolonizing Aesthetics: The Multivocality of Testimonio," From 'Hood' to 'High Line': Of Poetry, Protest, and the People in Curriculum Studie, American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, New York City, NY (April 2018)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Decolonial Imaginary: Global South Testimonio Aesthetics," From 'Hood' to 'High Line': Of Poetry, Protest, and the People in Curriculum Studies, American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, New York City, NY (April 2018)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, James Jupp, "Decolonizing Aesthetics from the Global South: Enlazando/Rompiendo Fronteras with Qualitative Research ," From 'Hood' to 'High Line': Of Poetry, Protest, and the People in Curriculum Studies, American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, New York City, NY (April 2018)



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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EDCI 3332 16 - Instruction & Assessment:
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EDCI 3335 34 - Soc Stud to Elem Stud:
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EDCI 8690 01 - Dissertation:
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EDCI 3335 33 - Soc Stud to Elem Stud:
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