Crystal R. Perez Faculty Profile

Crystal  R.  Perez

Assistant Professor

Department of English

Courses taught: 

English 200: College Writing II

English 204: Writing about Literature

ENGL 220: Immigration/Migration in American Literature

ENGL 328: Latinx Literature

English 303: Advanced Expository Writing

English 320 Major Works of American Literature

English 423 Ethnic American Women's Literature After 1900

Research interests:

Latinx coming-of-age novels; ethnic detective fiction; Latina/Chicana feminisms; Latinx visual art; social justice and education; women of color narratives; immigration and labor in literature

  • Ph.D. Literature and Cultural Studies - University of California, San Diego
Spring Semester 2023
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampus
ENGL 10914College Writing LabTH9:30AM10:20AMRO-0113Hayward Campus
ENGL 32801Latinx LiteratureTH1:15PM2:55PMMB-2079Hayward Campus
ENGL 49902Senior SeminarTTH3:15PM4:55PMWEB-SYNCHOnline Campus

Under Review “Detecting the Past in the Present: Conscious Anachronism as Teaching Practice of Historical Ethnic Detective Fiction.” Race in the Multiethnic Literature Classroom. Edited by Cristina Stanciu and Gary Totten.

“The Chicana Detective: Reimagining Archetypes and Chicana Histories in the Historical Mystery.” Diálogo, an Interdisciplinary Studies Journal, vol. 24, iss. 1, 2022.

“Lienzo urbano: hitos del arte público chicano de Los Ángeles, 1968-2014.” Porciúncula: geografías culturales del pueblo de nuestra Señora de los Ángeles, edited by Salvador Fernandez and Juan Carlos Ramirez-Pimienta. Mexico City: Two Shores Publishing, 2019, pp. 303-321. 

Review of Autobiography in Black & Brown: Ethnic Identity in Richard Wright and Richard Rodriguez by Michael Nieto Garcia. a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, vol. 31, iss. 2, 2016.