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Rebeca C. Rivera-Robayo

Assistant Professor

D.Litt., English, Drew University
M.A., English, Brooklyn College, CUNY
B.A., Creative Writing, Hunter College, CUNY

Rebeca C Rivera Robayo

Rebeca C. Rivera-Robayo is a native New Yorker. She graduated in 2008 with a B.A. in Creative Writing from Hunter College,  in 2014 with an M.A. in Literature from Brooklyn College, and in 2023 with a D.Litt. from Drew University. Her first chapbook, City Doodles, was published in 2011. She was lead editor and contributing writer at New York Minute Magazine and a freelance journalist for The Bronx Times and the Sullivan County Democrat. She is currently teaching at SUNY Orange and is pursuing her doctoral degree at Drew University.

Advises: Creative Writing Club; English Department Poetry Month Committee; SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Alliance)

Courses: Basic Writing Skills, Reading & Study Skills, Freshman English 1, Freshman English 2, American Literature: 1865 to the Present, Contemporary Short Story, Contemporary Novel, Latin American Literature

Publications: Editorial Board Member, Sundress Publications

Research Interests: Latino Literature, Contemporary Poetry and Literature, Memoirs

SUNY Orange Campus Involvement: Committee for Institutional Diversity and Equity, English Department Poetry Month, SOARS Reader