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Luis Rivas

Rivas, Luis

Topics:

Education, Immigration, Rhetoric, Social Work, Spanish

Expertise:

Rhetoric and composition theory, Students of migrant/seasonal-farmworker background, Post-secondary education


Degree: Ph.D

Title: Associate Professor, Director of the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

Department: English

Email: lrivas4@msudenver.edu

Office Phone: 303-615-1268

Mobile Phone: 720-989-6473

Interviewed by: La Suavecita 1090AM, Univision

Additional Languages Spoken: Español

Social Media: Linkedin

Biography:

Luis Rivas, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the English Department and Director of the College Assistance Migrant Program at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Rivas initially worked for the CAMP program as a student liaison in 2010, developing workshops and other activities for students, before stepping in as associate director in 2011. In 2013 he was appointed to serve as director to oversee daily activities reporting to the Office of Migrant Education. He utilizes cross-campus relationships and collaborations to best support student success. Rivas has attended and presented at several Office of Migrant Education sponsored conferences to share relevant experience with other CAMP programs.

Rivas received a doctorate in Composition and Rhetoric Theory, a masters in Creative Writing in Poetry from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and a bachelor’s in English from York College.

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