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College of Arts and Humanities

René M. Rodríguez-Astacio

Assistant Professor

English | 559.278.4915 | Office: PB 440


  • Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction - Literacies & English Language Arts (Children's and Adolescent Literature) from The Pennsylvania State University 
  • M.A. in English Education from Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayagüez 
  • B.A. in English (Literature) from Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayagüez

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 105 Textual Analysis
  • ENGL 133 Texts Teachers Teach
  • ENGL 169T Queer Teens on Screen
  • ENGL 193 Queer Latinx ID & Intersections in LGBTQ+ Young Adult Literature
  • ENGL 197 Senior Project in English Studies
  • ENGL 250T Studies in Children’s and Young Adult Literature
  • CI 161 Methods and Materials (English)
  • EHD 154B / 155B Final Student Teaching