Rossina Zamora Liu Home People Rossina Zamora Liu Assistant Clinical ProfessorPh.D.The University of Iowa(2015) Department: Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership Division: EPLEmail Address: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone Number: (301) 405-3324Location: 2311 Benjamin Building Research Interests Dr. Rossina Zamora Liu's scholarship focuses on antiracist, racial and social justice education; the onto-epistemologies of White supremacy and anti-Blackness in literacy and teacher inquiry; counterstorytelling and counternarratives in pedagogical and research methods; and cross-racial coalition and solidarity among BIPOC communities. Bio Rossina Zamora Liu is a faculty in the Urban Education specialization at the University of Maryland. She has an MFA from the re-known Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program and a PhD from the Language, Literacy, and Culture Program also from the University of Iowa. As a Critical Race and publicly-engaged literacy educator, writer, and ethnographic researcher, she has worked with local artists, musicians, film makers, and b-boys of Color on community-based creative projects; first-generation college student athletes; high-school/middle-school students in urban and rural communities; and community college students. She has facilitated art-based writing workshops at homeless shelters, the Veterans Affairs, and various public literacy spaces. Her work focuses on antiracist and social justice education, counter-storytelling and counternarratives, and cross-racial solidarity and coalition building among BIPOC communities. She received the J. Michael Parker Award from the Literacy Research Association for her ethnographic essay on humanizing the witnessing of trauma narratives. She is co-author of a forthcoming book Systems of White Supremacy and White Privilege: A Racial-Spatical Framework for Psychology (forthcoming, Oxford University Press), a guest co-editor for a special issue, “Anti-Blackness in English Curriculum, Practice, and Culture,” in English Teaching: Practice & Critique (fall 2021), and a guest co-editor for a forthcoming special issue, “Race(ing) towards Futurity: Black and Latinx Youths’ Multimodal Compositions of Future Selves and Literacies,” in the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. She is recipient of the 2021 College of Education Excellence in Teaching Award (University of Maryland) and the 2017 Distinguished Educator Award (University of Iowa). Honors & Awards Teaching Excellence Award, College of Education, University of Maryland, May 2021 Distinguished Educator Award, The University of Iowa, Center for Diversity & Enrichment, 2017 J. Michael Parker Award for Adult Literacy Research, Literacy Research Association, Dec 2016 Ballard and Seashore Dissertation Year Fellowship, The University of Iowa, 2014-2015 Publications SELECTED PUBLICATIONS II.A.1. Books Authored Liu, W.M. & Liu, R.Z. (forthcoming). Systems of White Supremacy and White Privilege: A Racial-Spatial Framework for Psychology. Oxford University Press. II.A.6. Other (Journal Special Issue/Section, Guest co-editor) Jones, S.P. & Liu, R.Z. (Nov/Dec 2021). Guest co-editors special section: “Anti-Blackness in English Curriculum, Practice, and Culture.” English Teaching: Practice and Critique. Turner, J.D., Liu, R.Z., & Griffin, A.A. (forthcoming, fall 2021/spring 2022). Guest co-editors special issue: Race(ing) towards Futurity: Black and Latinx Youths’ Multimodal Compositions of Future Selves and Literacies. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. II.B.1. Book chapters Hines, D., Young, J.L., Liu, R.Z., & Wandix-White, D. (2020). “Can We Talk?: Promoting Anti-Oppressive Futures for Girls of Color through a Social Justice Enrichment Program.” In J. Dyches, B.L. Sams, A. Boyd (eds.) Subversive teaching: Education as an act of resistance in the ELA classrooms. Gorham, MN: Myers Education Press. Liu, R.Z. (2014). The Sorceress of Westminster: The nonfiction writer and ethnographic researcher positioning. In J.H.X. Lee (ed.) Southeast Asian Diaspora in the United States: Memories and Visions – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press. Liu, R.Z. (2014). Of flying brooms and sorcerers: Spell-castings, love potions, and supernatural plants. In J.H.X. Lee and K. Nadeau (eds.) Asian American Identities and Practices: Folkloric Expressions in Everyday Life. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield. II.C.1. Refereed Journal Articles Liu, W.M., Liu, R.Z., Shin, R.Q. (2021/2022, provisional acceptance; minor final revision). Understanding the Interconnections between Systemic Racism, White Supremacy, and Antiblackness: A Racio-Spatial Onto-Epistemology. Journal of Counseling Psychology. (NOTE: We received a provision acceptance contingent on minor revisions/clarifications; this is for the journal’s special issue on antiblackness and racism.) Jones, S.P. and Liu, R.Z. (Dec/Nov 2021). Being Needed but Not Wanted: Antiblackness in English Curriculum, Practice, and Culture. English Teaching: Practice and Critique. Liu, W.M., Liu, R.Z., et al. (2019). Racial trauma, microaggressions, and becoming racially innocuous: Acculturative distress and White supremacist ideology. American Psychologist. Liu, R.Z. (2013). “The Things They Carried”: Unpacking trauma scripts inside a community Writing workshop. Counseling Psychology Quarterly special issue: “Through a Glass Darkly: Meaning-Making, Spiritual Transformation, and Posttraumatic Growth after Trauma.” 26:1 II.C.3. Perspectives, Opinions, and Letters (Teaching Column; Invited submission) Liu, R.Z. (2019). Humanizing the practice of witnessing trauma narratives. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 63(3), 347-350. (October/November 2019) II.C.4. Other (Journal and Book Chapters Under Review or Forthcoming) Turner, J.D., Liu, R.Z., Griffin, A. (2022, forthcoming). Race(ing) towards Futurity: Black and Latinx Youths’ Multimodal Compositions of Future Selves and Literacies. International Journal of Qualitative Studies. Liu, R.Z., Liu, W.M., Wong, J.S., and Shin, R.Q. (2021, under review). Anti-Black racism in Asian American local educational activism: A Critical Race Discourse Analysis. Educational Researcher. (NOTE: I answered a call for a special issue on antiblackness in education; my co-authors and I were invited to submit a full manuscript. The full manuscript is under review.) Wong, J.S. and Liu, R.Z. (2021, invited proposal accepted). Empirical Data and the Denial of Anti-Blackness in #StopAAPIHate. Journal of Asian American Studies special issue: "Dimensions of Violence, Resistance and Becoming: Asian Americans and the 'Opening' of the COVID-era" (projected Oct 2022 publication). Liu, R.Z. and May-Machunda, P. (2021, invited proposal accepted for book proposal; book proposal under review). “Decolonizing Knowing and Knowers: An Ethnographic Engagement with an Art-based Community Writing Workshop at a Homeless Shelter.” In S. Morales and T. Frandy (Eds.) Decolonization and Folklore. University of Wisconsin Press. Grants & Projects A Measurement of White Space and White Time (current-summer 2021) Critical Race Counterstorytelling Workshop: Asian American Youth Activism (current-summer 2021) Mentor Teacher Academy: Professional Development, College of Education, University of Maryland (current-summer 2020) American Folklore Society and National Endowment for the Humanities Working Group (current-summer 2020) Courses Dr. Rossina Zamora Liu teaches the following courses in the College of Education: Critical Race Theory; Race and Whiteness; Critical Perspectives in Ethnographic Research Methods, Critical Foundations of Schooling and Education in the U.S., Embracing Diversity in Classroom Communities, Conducting Research on Teaching. She also created and teaches the undergraduate iSeries course, Critical Race Counterstorytelling.