Jose Quintana

Topics:

Latino Issues, Music, History, Foreign Language, Pop Culture, Spanish

Expertise:

Cultural studies topics, Literature, Foodways, Folklore, Music, Language issues, General Chicana/o history


Degree: M.A.

Title: Senior Lecturer

Department: Chicana/o Studies

Email: quintjos@msudenver.edu

Office Phone: 303-615-1167

Interviewed by: EducaRadio, Fox News Local, La Voz

Additional Languages Spoken: Español


Biography:

Jose Quintana, M.A., is a senior lecturer in the Department of Chicana/Chicano Studies at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He teaches Introduction to Chicano Studies as well as Survey of Chicana/o Literature. Quintana’s areas of research encompass all things cultural based, especially folklore that has been deconstructed and reinterpreted. He believes in using cultural elements such as language, art, music and food to help students connect with the personal aspects of his classes.