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Myra Mendible Profile

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Mendible, Myra (Ph.D.)

Department of Language & Literature

RH 0209
Cultural Theory and Criticism, Comparative Literature

Dr. Mendible is Professor is the co-founder of the English program at Florida Gulf Coast University. Mendible’s essays have been published in a range of peer-reviewed journals and book chapters, both in the US and internationally. Her books include edited collections, From Bananas to Buttocks: The Latina Body in Popular Film and Culture (University of Texas Press, 2007); Race 2008: Critical Reflections on a Historic Campaign (Brown Walker Press, 2012); American Shame: Stigma and the Body Politic (University of Indiana Press, 2016) and the monograph, American War Stories: Veteran-Writers and the Politics of Memoir (University of Massachusetts Press, 2021). She is currently at work on a new collection of essays, American Fury: Collective Action and the Politics of Moral Outrage.

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