Shoney   Flores

Lecturer II  

Office: ELABS 270
Phone: (956) 665-2373
Email: shoney.flores@utrgv.edu

Shoney Flores

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Creative Writing Theory and Pedagogy
    • Rhetoric and Composition Pedagogy
    • Latin-American Literature and Cultural Studies
    • Literary Translation
    • Developmental Education Pedagogy
  • Education

    • MFA, Creative Writing, The University of Texas - Pan American, 2009
    • BA, English, The University of Texas - Pan American, 2007




Selected Publications


  • Shoney Flores. "The Velazquez of Paris" by Carmen Boullosa. Goliad Review, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2017.

  • Shoney Flores. Parts. Texas Review Press, 2017.

  • Shoney Flores. Reading Masks: Understanding Reading to Approach it More Accurately. Pearson’s Pedagogy and Practice Website, 2015.

  • Shoney Flores. Los Putos. Texas Review, 36, no. 3&4 October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2015: 24-34.

  • Shoney Flores. "Death of the Reader," American Book Review 36, no. 4 (June 2015): 26-27.

  • Jerwen Jou and Shoney Flores. "How Are False Memories Distinguishable From True Memories in the Deese-Roediger-McDermott Paradigm? A Review of the Findings.," Psychological Research (2013).

  • Shoney Flores. "Aún nos mueve," (2010).

  • Jerwen Jou and Shoney Flores. Is two-alternative-forced-choice recognition test really criterion-free? . Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 15, 2010: 20.

  • Shoney Flores. "Outbound: Xalapa," (2008).

  • Colin Charlton, Jonikka Charlton, Shoney Flores, Laurence Dambreville, Bonnie Garcia, Valerie Ortiz, Brittany Ramirez, Jordan Guerra, and Mauricio DeLeon. "Articulating Immediacies: A STUDIO Manifesto for Developmental Reading / Writing," Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy .



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Marlene Galvan. Faculty Development Program Grant (Enhancing the Multimodal Experience in Writing Program Classrooms), University of Texas - Pan American, (2013)



Selected Presentations


  • Shoney Flores. "On Portfolios," Blue Sky: Writing Program Professional Development, WP in Writing and Language Studies Department, UTRGV (August 2016)

  • Shoney Flores, Brittany Ramirez, and Sophia Rodriguez. "Feedback and Revision: Giving Students Authority Over Their Writing," Roundhouse: The South Texas Writing About Writing Symposium, WP in Writing and Language Studies Department, UTRGV (May 2016)

  • Marlene Galvan, Andrew Hollinger, Shoney Flores, and Thomas De la Cruz. "Writing for Real This Time: Authenticity through WID in FYC Sequence Design," College Composition & Communication Conference (CCCC) Annual Convention, Houston, TX (April 2016)

  • Shoney Flores and Brittany Ramirez. "/r/AUA – Ask Us Anything," RHETx: Rhetorical Teaching – Compelling Design, WP in Writing and Language Studies, UTRGV (October 2015)

  • Andrew Hollinger, Marlene Galvan, and Shoney Flores. ""What's College Like?: Q&A with HS Freshmen"," UTRGV and IDEA Public Schools, IDEA Quest, Edinburg, TX (August 2015)

  • Shoney Flores. "Reformatting Group Discussions Online," Ctrl-Alt-Del: Writing Program Pre-Semester Kick-Off, Writing Program, UTPA (January 2015)

  • Andrew Hollinger, Colin Charlton, and Shoney Flores. "Writing!," Career Day, Gonzalez Elementary, MISD, (2013)

  • Shoney Flores. "• “English Majors Advising Workshops.” Technical workshop to teach English Majors how to navigate through DegreeWorks," UTPA (October 2013)

  • Jerwen Jou and Shoney Flores. "Comparing list words with the critical nonpresented words in the DRM paradigm across yes/no test and 2AFC: Is the false recognition derived from a criterion shift?," ARMADILLO Annual Meeting, Laredo, TX (2012)

  • Shoney Flores. "Destroying Compasses: Teaching Creative Writing as a Revision / Reflection Course," Texas Association of Creative Writing Teachers, University of Texas – Pan American, Edinburg, TX (September 2012)

Previous Courses