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


  • Karin Lewis, Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, and Vejoya Viren. "Embracing complexities, contradictions and plurality: Three voices from a Hispanic-Serving Institution at the frontera.," Curriculum and Pedagogy Group 10th Edited Collection. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing , no. 10 October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2018.

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Abrazando Nopales: Prickly Embrace, Life Stories/Testimonios of Undocumented Women's Jumping the Border. ," Los Angeles, CA/SAGE Publishing: Cultural Studies=Cultural Methodologies 18, no. 3 (June 2018): 177-180.

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto and Karin Lewis. "Teaching and Learning Department Newsletter," 1, no. 2 May 2018: 6.

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Latina fate," Texas: Chachalaca Review no. Spring 2018 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2018).

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Maria, the Oldest," Texas: Chachalaca Review no. Spring 2018 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2018).

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Pescadoras," Texas: Chachalaca Review no. Spring 2018 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2018).

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Un dia cualquiera," San Antonio, Texas: Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social 17, no. 2 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2018): 160-164.

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto and Karin Lewis. "Teaching and Learning Department Newsletter," 1, no. 1 February 2018.

  • 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.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • 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)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Fictionalized Testimonio: Immigrant Stories," XII Catedra Nacional CUMEX 2018, Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas and Universidad Michoacana de Hidalgo, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico (November 2018)

  • Laura Jewett, Freyca Calderon Berumen, and Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto. "Critical Intersections of Curriculum & Pedagogy," 2018 Annual National Curricuum & Pedagogy Conference, Curriculum & Pedagogy Group, New Orleans, LA (October 2018)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, Iris Rubí Monroy Velasco, Karla Patricia Valdés García, and Gabriela de la Pena Astorga . "Transfronteriza Youth: Public and Private Identities Jóvenes Transfronterizas: Identidades Públicas y Privadas ," 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 Austin, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas Matamoros & UTRGV (October 2018)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, Karin Lewis, and Vejoya Viren. "Permeable Borders. Contradictions, incongruent experiences, and collaborations at the USA-Mexico Border . ," 19th Annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference, Curriculum & Pedagogy Group, New Orleans, LA (October 2018)

  • Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, Freyca Calderon-Berumen , and Karla O'Donald. "Recognizing Decolonizing Aesthetics: Testimonio in Curriculum Theory. Decolonial Imaginary: Border Crossing Testimonios," 2018 MALCS Summer Institute: Convivencia y Resistencia: Fronterizas for Social Justice , Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS), El Paso, TX (August 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)



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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