Dr. Darrel Wanzer-Serrano (PhD Indiana University) is Associate Professor of Latina/o Studies and Communication Studies, and Director of the Latina/o Studies Program at the University of Iowa. He is a critical rhetorician whose research is focused on the intersections of race, ethnicity, and public discourse, particularly as they relate to formations of coloniality and decoloniality in the United States and within Latina/o/x contexts. He is author of the critically acclaimed, award-winning book The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation (Temple University Press, 2015); and he is editor of a collection of primary texts titled The Young Lords: A Reader (New York University Press, 2010). Both books were scholarly firsts. He has also published in the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Rhetoric and Public Affairs, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Advances in the History of Rhetoric, as well as other scholarly journals, book chapters, etc.
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