Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs

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Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs
Born (1959-11-26) 26 November 1959 (age 59)
Academic background
Alma materStanford University
Academic work
Main interestsChicana and Latin American literature, cultural studies, and feminist theory.

Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs (born 26 November 1959),[1] is a commissioner for the Washington State Arts Commission[2] and professor at Seattle University.[3]


She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University in Spanish.[4] She is well-known scholar in the fields of Chicana and Latin American literature, cultural studies, and feminist theory.


After being tenured in March 2006, Gutiérrez y Muhs was named the 2007-2009 Wismer Professor for Gender and Diversity Studies at Seattle University.[5]

In 2011, she represented the United States at the Kritya International Poetry Festival held in Nagpur, India, along with two other American poets.

Selected bibliography[edit]


  • Muhs, Gabriella Gutiérrez y (2002). A most improbable life: poems. Georgetown, Kentucky: Finishing Line Press. ISBN 9780972613668.
  • Muhs, Gabriella Gutiérrez y (2010). Communal feminisms: Chicanas, Chilenas, and cultural exile: theorizing the space of exile, class, and identity. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books. ISBN 9780739144596.
  • Muhs, Gabriella Gutiérrez y; Harris, Angela P.; Flores Niemann, Yolanda; González, Carmen G. (2012). Presumed incompetent: the intersections of race and class for women in academia. Boulder, Colorado: University Press of Colorado. ISBN 9780874219227.
  • Muhs, Gabriella Gutiérrez y (2013). Rebozos de palabras: an Helena María Viramontes critical reader. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. ISBN 9780816521364.


  1. ^ "Gutiérrez y Muhs, Gabriella". Library of Congress. Retrieved 9 September 2014. (Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs; b. Nov. 26, 1959)
  2. ^ "Arts WA | Who we are". Washington State Arts Commission. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Seattle University". Seattle University. Retrieved 2 March 2013.
  4. ^ "Seattle University". Retrieved 2 March 2013.
  5. ^ Gutiérrez y Muhs, Gabriella. "Biography". Retrieved 2 March 2013.