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Paul Guajardo

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Associate Professor

  • Phone: (713) 743-3199
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  • Office: 232A Roy Cullen Building
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Paul Guajardo has taught in the English Department since 1996. His research interests include Minority literature, autobiography, the English novel, and literature of the sea. He is the author of Chicano Controversy: Oscar Acosta and Richard Rodriguez (2002). He has also published essays in South Texas Studies, English in Texas, The Bilingual Review, Dialogue, The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature, The Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature, Sail, and Sailing. He writes a monthly column, “The Sailor’s Library,” for Telltales magazine. Dr. Guajardo’s latest project is on Chicano autobiography.


  • Ph.D., University of Washington
  • M.A., University of Washington
  • B.A., Brigham Young University

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Research Interests

Mexican American Literature, Minority Literature, Victorian Literature, Autobiography, The Novel

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Selected Publications


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Recent Courses

  • ENGL 3318 - British Novel II
  • ENGL 4364 - Minorities in Literature

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