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Regina Mills

Assistant Professor
Areas of Speciality
  • 20th and 21st Century Studies
  • Transnational Literatures
  • American Literature and Culture
  • Popular Culture
  • Race and Ethnicity Studies
  • African American and African Diaspora Literature
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Latinx Literature
  • (979) 845-8318
  • LAAH 376
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Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2018

M.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 2014

M.Ed., Arizona State University, 2011

B.A. Washington and Lee University, 2009


Regina Marie Mills is an assistant professor of Latinx and Multi-Ethnic Literature. As a first-generation college student, she supports current first-gen students through the First Faculty Mentor program. Her current book project, Invisibility and Influence: A Literary History of US Afrolatinidades examines AfroLatina/x/o life writing through the lens of woman-of-color feminist life writing scholarship. She is currently writing an essay on US-Central American and Central American refugee narratives as a contributor to The Routledge Handbook of Refugee Narratives as well as an essay on the opportunities and challenges inherent in teaching video games in the literature classroom for Teaching Games and Games Studies in the Literature Classroom (an MLA volume).

Research Interests

Dr. Mills’s Scholars@TAMU Profile

  • Afro-Caribbean and Afro-Latinx Literature
  • Life Writing Studies
  • US-Central American and Refugee Literature
  • Human Rights and Literary Studies
  • Video Games as Literature
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