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Myrriah Gomez

Assistant Professor

Office: Honors College, ASM 1061

Dr. Myrriah Gómez  is from the Pojoaque Valley in northern New Mexico. She earned her Ph.D. in English with an emphasis in Latina/o Studies from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is a 2011 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow. She joined the UNM Honors College in 2016, and she directs the Conexiones-Spain study abroad program. She is faculty coordinator for the UNM Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program. Myrriah’s current book project, Nuclear Nuevo México: Identity, Ethnicity, and Resistance in Atomic Third Spaces, examines the effects of the nuclear industrial complex on Nuevomexicanos.

Research Interest:

Chicana/o and Indigenous Literatures, Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, Decolonial Studies, and U.S. Atomic History and Culture