Marilisa Jiménez García is an interdisciplinary scholar specializing in Latino/a literature and culture. She is an associate professor of English and Latino Studies at Lehigh University. She is also the founding director and principal investigator of the Taskforce on the Institute of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (https://wordpress.lehigh.edu/cres/) a research lab space co-led and co-founded by students and faculty of color at Lehigh. Jiménez García also chairs the institute’s Education Justice Initiative. She has a Ph.D in English from the University of Florida and a M.A. in English and B.S. in Journalism from the University of Miami.