John Riofrio
Associate Professor, College of William and Mary

John Riofrio, who goes by “Rio,” survived his graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, received his PhD in English and is now Assistant Professor of Latin@ Studies in the Hispanic Studies Program in the Department of Modern Languages and Literature at The College of William and Mary. When not negotiating the needs of two teenage stepdaughters and two children under the age of six, Rio is at work on a book manuscript which explores how the demographic shift in Latin@ immigration to the U.S. is changing the way we understand Latin@ literary imagination.