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About the Staff

Cruz Medina
LEAD CTW and LEAD 100 Instructor

Dr. Medina is an Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition in the English department at Santa Clara University. As a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition, Dr. Medina is critical in approach, and his research interests include digital writing and multicultural rhetoric, focusing on issues of social justice, race and pedagogy. His book Reclaiming Poch@ Pop: Examining the Rhetoric of Cultural Deficiency (Palgrave 2015) addresses issues of citizenship, education and politics related to Latin@s in the U.S. Currently, Dr. Medina is co-editing and edited collection for Computers and Composition Digital Press (CCDP) on (mis)representations of race and technology.