Fort Valley State University  

Soliz, Cristine

English and Foreign Languages
234 Miller Hall Building
(478) 827-6691
(478) 825-6110

2009-present— Asst Professor of English, Fort Valley State University,
2008-2009—Visiting Asst. Professor of English, Colorado State University-Pueblo
2005-2008—Graduate Lecturer of English (Adjunct), Colo State University-Pueblo
2002-2008—Faculty in English, Diné College, Tuba City, AZ
2000-2002—Adjunct Instructor in English, Trinidad State College, and University of Southern Colorado
2001-2002—Substitute Teacher K-12, Pueblo, Huerfano, Las Animas County Schools, Colorado
Spring 2000—Instructor for American Indian Studies, University of Washington, American Indian Philosophy 305
Fall 1999—Instructor for Ethnic Studies, University of Washington, Chicano Studies 203
1997-1999—Teaching Assistant for Ethnic Studies, University of Washington
1985-1995—Journalism: Copy Desk Chief, Copy Editor, Feature Writer, Las Vegas SUN Daily. Freelance Writer: Burien Herald Daily.

Faculty Bio

Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Literature (Epic Poetry and Classical literature) University of Washington, Seattle, 2005
Master of Arts in Comparative Literature (Chicano Literature and Romantic Literature) University of Washington, Seattle.
Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature, University of Washington, Seattle.


Soliz, Cristine and Joseph, Harold, “Native American Literature, Ceremony, and Law” (2009). MLA OPTIONS FOR TEACHING LITERATURE AND LAW, Austin Sarat, Cathrine Frank, Matthew Anderson, eds., 2009. In Production. Abstract at SSRN:
Soliz, Cristine. “The Searchers and Navajos: John Ford’s Retake on The Hollywood Indian.” Wicazo Sa Review. Spring 2008.
“Border Invasions and Disparities of Power: The Fantastic Poetics of the Body Violated in Victor Hugo’s Hunchback of Notre Dame and Edgar Allan Poe’s The Murders in the Rue Morgue.” Proceedings: Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery: The Image of Violence in Literature, Media, and Society. Fall, 2007.
Review of Reading the Fire: The Traditional Indian Literatures of America, by Jarold Ramsey. Seattle Art Museum Newsletter, Feb. 2000
Review of The Ecological Indian: Myth and History, by Shepard Krech. Seattle Art Museum Newsletter, Nov. 2001.

Research Interests: 

Conquest of Mexico, Chicano Studies, Native American Studies, Romantic Literature, Renaissance Literature, Epic Literature, Classical Literature (Roman & Greek), English Composition Studies. Nahuatl, Latin, Spanish, and German languages.

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