Faculty Profile

Priscilla Ybarra

Title
Associate Professor
Department
English
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Rice University, 2007.
Major: English
Degree Specialization: Chicana/o Studies and Ecocriticism
Dissertation Title: Walden Pond in Aztlan?: A Literary History of Chicana/o Environmental Writing, 1848 to the Present
MA, Rice University, 2005.
Major: English
Degree Specialization: Chicana/o Literature and Ecocriticism
BA, University of North Texas, 1997.
Major: English

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ENGL 6530.001, Seminar in American Literature and Culture, 1865 to the Present, Spring 2021
ENGL 2326.001, American Literature, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ENGL 6950.752, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2020
ENGL 4150.001, Literary Criticism, Fall 2020 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

ENGL 3922.002, Chicano Literature, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ENGL 6950.752, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
ENGL 5900.747, Special Problems, Spring 2020
ENGL 6950.752, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2019
ENGL 5810.001, Survey of Critical Theory, Fall 2019 SPOT
ENGL 6950.752, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2019
ENGL 6950.752, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2019
ENGL 4650.001, Literature and the Environment, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 6950.752, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2018
ENGL 4150.001, Literary Criticism, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 3922.002, Chicano Literature, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 6950.752, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2018
ENGL 3000.001, Introduction to Literary Analysis and Interpretation Skills, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 6950.752, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2017
ENGL 3840.003, American Literature 1870 to the Present, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 6941.752, Directed Research, Spring 2017
ENGL 6950.752, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2017
ENGL 6941.752, Directed Research, Fall 2016
ENGL 6950.752, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
ENGL 3000.003, Introduction to Literary Analysis and Interpretation Skills, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 5810.001, Survey of Critical Theory, Fall 2016 SPOT
ENGL 3922.002, Chicano Literature, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 6941.752, Directed Research, Spring 2016
ENGL 5520.001, Studies in American Literature and Culture, 1865 to 1914, Spring 2016 SPOT
ENGL 3922.001, Chicano Literature, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 6941.752, Directed Research, Fall 2015
ENGL 4650.001, Literature and the Environment, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 5640.001, Mexican American Literature and Theory, After 1954, Fall 2015 SPOT
WMST 3720.001, Women's Literature, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 5730.001, Literature and the Environment, Spring 2015
ENGL 3846.001, Mexican American Non Fiction and Criticism, Spring 2015 Syllabus
ENGL 4900.752, Special Problems, Spring 2015
ENGL 5900.747, Special Problems, Spring 2015
ENGL 2500.004, Introduction to Literary Analysis and Interpretation Skills, Fall 2014 Syllabus
ENGL 2500.006, Introduction to Literary Analysis and Interpretation Skills, Fall 2014 Syllabus
ENGL 3922.001, Chicano Literature, Spring 2014 Syllabus
ENGL 4450.001, Special Studies in a Single or Dual Author(s), Spring 2014 Syllabus
ENGL 3922.001, Chicano Literature, Fall 2013 Syllabus
ENGL 3922.002, Chicano Literature, Fall 2013 Syllabus
ENGL 4650.001, Literature and the Environment, Spring 2013 Syllabus
ENGL 3924.001, Women's Literature, Spring 2013 Syllabus
WMST 3720.001, Women's Literature, Spring 2013 Syllabus
ENGL 5635.001, Mexican American Literature and Theory, Before 1954, Fall 2012
ENGL 5635.791, Mexican American Literature and Theory, Before 1954, Fall 2012
ENGL 3846.001, Mexican American Non Fiction and Criticism, Fall 2012 Syllabus
ENGL 3840.004, American Literature 1870 to the Present, Spring 2012 Syllabus
ENGL 3922.001, Chicano Literature, Spring 2012 Syllabus
ENGL 5900.747, Special Problems, Spring 2012
ENGL 4400.003, American Fiction, Spring 2011 Syllabus
ENGL 3922.001, Chicano Literature, Spring 2011 Syllabus
ENGL 3922.001, Chicano Literature, Fall 2010 Syllabus
ENGL 3922.002, Chicano Literature, Fall 2010 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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