Rebecca Flores

Rebecca Flores

Rebecca Flores

Assistant Professor, English

Tel.: (630) 942-2171
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2516G

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Cognitive Linguistics
  • Composition Theory and Pedagogy
  • Critical Thought/Social Criticism

Courses Taught:

  • English 1101 - Composition
  • English 1102 - Composition  

Selected Publications, Presentations, Performances, Books:

  • "Deracination: The Positives of Negatives." Learning Efficacies: Celebrations and Persuasions. Hartford, Information Age, 2007: 35-48.
  • Critical Possibilities: Decritique, Deracination, and the D.I.S. Ph.D Dissertation. Toowoomba, Qld: U Southern Queensland. 2006.
  • "Sheep in Wolf's Clothing: The Paradox of Critical Pedagogy." Journal of Radical Pedagogy 6.1 (2004).
  • "Deracination and the D.I.S. in the First-Year Writing Classroom." Teaching English in the Two-Year College 31.3 (2004): 260-72.
  • "The Gradual Student." Teaching English in the Two-Year College 30.3 (2003): 238-47.


  • Ph.D, English, University of Southern Queensland
  • M.A., English (Rhetoric and Composition), Texas A&M University
  • B.A., with Distinction, English Literature and History, University of Southern Queensland