Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois

Dr. Sandra Ruiz

Assistant Professor of English, Latina/Latino Studies, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies

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Contact Information

  • Address: Department of Latina/Latino Studies<br />1207 W. Oregon Street, M/C 136<br />Urbana, IL 61801
  • Telephone: 217-265-0370
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Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Ruiz, Sandra. "Waiting in the Seat of Sensation: Ryan Rivera’s Brown Existentialism." Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory 25.3 (2015): 336-352.
  • Ruiz, Sandra. "El Caribe on the Horizon: José Esteban Muñoz and the Commitment to Futurity." Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism 19.2.47 (2015): 94–103.
  • Ruiz, Sandra, and Tracie D. Morris. "Introduction: Policy Matters." Women and Performance: a journal of feminist theory 17.3 (2007):


  • Ruiz, Sandra. Rev. of In Visible Movement: Nuyorican Poetry from the Sixties to SlamAmerican Literary History Online VII (2016):