Luis Rivas

Rivas, Luis

Topics:

Education, Immigration, Rhetoric, Spanish

Expertise:

Rhetoric and composition theory, Students of migrant/seasonal-farmworker background, Post-secondary education


Degree: Ph.D

Title: Professor

Department: English

Email: lrivas4@msudenver.edu

Office Phone: 303-615-1268

Mobile Phone: 720-989-6473

Interviewed by: La Suavecita 1090AM, Univision

Additional Languages Spoken: Español


Biography:

Luis Rivas, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of English at Metropolitan State University. His areas of expertise include rhetoric and composition theory, students of migrant/seasonal-farmworkers and post secondary education.

Rivas previously worked as director of the College Assistance Migrant Program where he oversaw daily activities reporting to the Office of Migrant Education. He also attended and presented at several Office of Migrant Education sponsored conferences to share relevant experience with other CAMP programs. Prior, he also worked as a student liaison in 2010 for CAMP, where he developed workshops and other activities for students.

Rivas received his Ph.D. in composition and rhetoric theory and a master’s in creative writing in poetry from the University of Nebraska. He received his bachelor’s in English from York College.