Regina Marie Mills is an assistant professor of Latinx and Multi-Ethnic Literature. As a first-generation college student, she supports current first-gen students through the First Faculty Mentor program. Her current book project, Invisibility and Influence: A Literary History of US Afrolatinidades examines AfroLatina/x/o life writing through the lens of woman-of-color feminist life writing scholarship. She is currently writing an essay on US-Central American and Central American refugee narratives as a contributor to The Routledge Handbook of Refugee Narratives as well as an essay on the opportunities and challenges inherent in teaching video games in the literature classroom for Teaching Games and Games Studies in the Literature Classroom (an MLA volume).
- Ph.D. in English, The University of Texas at Austin - (Austin, Texas, United States) 2018
- M.A. in English, The University of Texas at Austin - (Austin, Texas, United States) 2014
- M.Ed. in Secondary Education (English), Arizona State University - (Tempe, Arizona, United States) 2011
- B.A. in English and Sociology/Anthropology, Washington and Lee University - (Lexington, Virginia, United States) 2009
- Mills, R. M. (2021). Beyond resistance in Dominican American women’s fiction: Healing and growth through the spectrum of quietude in Angie Cruz’s Soledad and Naima Coster’s Halsey Street. Latino Studies. 19(1), 70-91.
- Mills, R. M. (2020). Latinx Environmentalisms: Place, Justice, and the Decolonial ed. by Sarah D. Wald et al.. Western American Literature. 55(2), 193-195.
- Mills, R. (2018). Review of Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu. E3W Review of Books. 18(Spring), 26-27.
- Mills, R. M. (2018). Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel by Jennifer Harford Vargas (review). Studies in the Novel. 50(3), 447-449.
- Regina Marie Mills, ..,Mills, R. M. (2018). Literary-Legal Representations: Statelessness and the Demands of Justice in Héctor Tobar's The Tattooed Soldier. Chiricú Journal Latina/o Literatures Arts and Cultures. 2(2), 96-117.
- Ives, A. L., & Mills, R. (2021). Action Civics Should be Celebrated, Not Banned.
- Mills, R. (2020). On the Tattooed Soldier and What We Carry in Migration.
- Harris, J. M., Mills, R. M., & Heneks, G. L. (2020). Brazos Valley Reads: Award-winning poet comes to A&M Tuesday.
- Mills, R. (2019). Arturo Schomburg in Mind, Body, and Spirit.