Dr. RENEE MORENO
Dr. Renee M. Moreno is Associate Professor in the Chicano/a Studies Department at California State University, Northridge where she teaches composition and literature. She is a graduate of the Joint Program in English and Education at the University of Michigan and has held post-doctoral fellowships at the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Notre Dame. Professor Moreno has served on the College Section Steering Committee of the National Council of Teachers of English and the Executive Committee of the College Composition and Communication Conference. A 1993 recipient of the College Composition and Communication Scholars for the Dream Award, her research focuses on literature, rhetoric and composition, and race and ethnicity, and draws upon traditions of story and storytelling. She is currently working on a book length project with Artist and Professor Carlos Fresquez, entitled “They want us to march but we want to paint”: Chicano Artists in Denver (1968-1972), which recovers the history of the Chicano arts movement in the city. Professor Moreno has been awarded several grants to support her research, including a research grant from the Colorado Humanities.