Cristina Devereaux Ramírez, associate professor, is the Program Director for the Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English (RCTE) graduate program in the Department of English at the University of Arizona. She is the author of the article “Forging a Mestiza Rhetoric: Mexican Women Journalists’ Role in the Construction of a National Identity,” published in College English. Her book Occupying our Space: The Mestiza Rhetorics of Mexican Women Journalists and Activists, 1875-1942 was just released through University of Arizona Press. As co-PI on a new knowledge grant, she is currently working on a primary document recovery project - a critical bilingual anthology of the rhetorics of Mexican / Mexican American women journalists from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She is an active board member of the academic Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric & Composition.