Gabriela Ríos
Assistant Professor
PWR

Gabriela Raquel Rìos is an assistant professor of cultural rhetorics with a joint appointment in the Program for Writing and Rhetoric and the Ethnic Studies Department. As a Chicana rhetorician, her work focuses on rebuilding and reclaiming indigenous Chicanx/a/o rhetorics. Using decolonial and anticolonial frameworks, her published work has looked at how Indigenous peoples resist ongoing colonization and critically examines how indigeneity and indigenous knowledge circulates in social movements and public discourses. Her scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as Rhetoric Review and Rhetoric Society Quarterly as well as several book collections such as Decolonizing Rhetoric and Composition Studies: New Latino/a Keywords for Theory and Pedagogy; Indigenous Pop: Contemporary Native American Music of the 20th Century​; and Survivance, Sovereignty, and Story: Teaching Indigenous Rhetorics​.She is currently work on a book project titled Indigenous Genres of the Human: Locating the Intersections of Indigeneity and Latinidad.