Faculty Profile for Dr. Jaime A Mejia

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Dr. Jaime A Mejia
Associate Professor — English
FH 135
phone: (512) 245-3713

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Mejia, J. A. (n.d.). Afterward. In Counterstory: The Rhetoric and Writing of Critical Race Studies. Urbana, Illinois, USA: NCTE Publications.
  • Mejia, J. A. (n.d.). Mexican Food, Assimilation, and Middle-Class Mexican Americans or Chicanxs. Latino Writing and Rhetoric Studies. USA: Online.
  • Mejia, J. A. (n.d.). Rhetoric and Composition Studies and Latinxs’ Largest Group: Mexican Americans. In Composition, Rhetoric, and Disciplinarity. Louisville, Colorado, USA: Utah State University Press.
  • Mejia, J. A. (2017, April 4). Journal of South Texas. Kingsville, Texas, USA.
  • Mejia, J. A. (2014). [Review of Americo Paredes: In His Own Words, an Authorized Biography, by M. F. Medrano]. Texas Books in Review.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, graduate students inducted into The Alpha Chi Honor Society. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Award for Excellence in Service, College of Liberal Arts 2007 Dean Nominee. 2007
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Honoree of the Philosophy and Religious Studies Department, on Alumni Appreciation Day, University of North Texas. April 27, 2001
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Dean’s Award for Service, College of Liberal Arts. 1999
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Award for Excellence in Service (Junior Faculty Category, $5,000), Southwest Texas State University. August 24, 1999

Selected Grants

  • Mejia, Jaime A. Alkek Instructional Grant, Alkek Technology Institute for Curriculum Development with Technology of English 4310, $300. (Funded: 2000). Grant.
  • Mejia, Jaime A. Hispanic Writers Fund, $3000. (Funded: 1997). Grant.
  • Mejia, Jaime A. Hispanic Writers Fund, Anheuser-Busch, $3000. (Funded: 1996). Grant.
  • Mejia, Jaime A. Hispanic Writers Fund, Anheuser-Busch, $3000. (Funded: 1995). Grant.
  • Mejia, Jaime A. Hispanic Writers Fund, Anheuser-Busch, $3000. (Funded: 1994). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Advisory Board Member
IGE: Advancing and Strengthening Science Identity through Systematic Training (ASSIST)
September 1, 2018-Present
Member
Academic Advisory Council for the Latina/o Studies Minor (AACLATS)
January 21, 2018-Present
Volunteer Copy Editor
for monthly newsletter, “El Puente,” of The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
1998-Present
Member
Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC)
1925-Present
Member
Task Force for “Being a Literacy Educator Today”
October 1, 2019-May 15, 2020