Angela Montez is a second year M.A. student. She earned her B.A. in both Anthropology and English Literature from the University of Houston – Main campus. Her areas of interest are Black studies (specifically Black existentialism and Black ontology) and its intersections with sound and African American poetry and poetics. She is currently studying the work of Elizabeth Alexander and Afro-pessimist/Afro-optimist theorists for her M.A. thesis. In addition to her research work, she also teaches English 104, substitutes for CSISD, and volunteers at the Aggieland Humane Society.
- African American and Diaspora Literature
- African American Poetry and Poetics
- Texas A&M G.R.A.D Aggies Intermediate Professional Development Certificate
- Wynter Project Graduate Assistantship
- University of Houston Senior Writing Consultant Award
- University of Houston Excellence in English Award