• R.F. Gonzalez


Updated: Dec 17, 2020

Ricardo Gonzalez, Ph.D.

l PhD offering a strong college/university level teaching background in writing, research, humanities, and psychology.

l Experience working with diverse populations, including underserved communities.

l Implements various pedagogies in classroom and effectively utilizes technology.

l Fluent in Spanish and English; proficient in bi-lingual teaching.

l Consistently recognized for organization and troubleshooting skills.

l Equally successful in both team and self-directed settings.

l Certified to teach online.


California Southern University

3330 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

lPsyD in Clinical Psychology in Progress 2016-22

Graduation Estimate: October 2022

43 Graduate Hours Completed

The University of Texas at Dallas

800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080

lPhD in Humanities – Aesthetic Studies 2006-10

Graduated: August 2010

lMA in Humanities - Aesthetic Studies 2004-06

Graduated: August 2006

lBA in Art and Performance 2002-03

Graduated: December 2003


3939 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, TX 75244

lAssociate of Arts 1999-01

Graduated: May 2001

Current Employment Manager/Director 08/2008-Present Cori Ardo, LLC – Real Estate Investments Dallas, Tx 75208 English/Composition Instructor 08/2015-Present Brookhaven College

Visiting Scholar: English Composition 08/2013-06/2015 Brookhaven College

Previous Employment

· Humanities Instructor: Level I & II (Online & Campus) 01/13-05/14

Strayer University

Dallas, TX 75251

· English/Composition Instructor (Online & Campus) 03/13-08/14

ITT Technical Institute

DeSoto, TX 75115

l English/Developmental Writing/ Composition Instructor 01/12-06/13

Mountain View College

Dallas, TX, 75211

l English/Developmental Writing Instructor 01/11-08/12

Eastfield College

Mesquite, TX 75150

l English/Developmental Writing/Composition Instructor 08/10-8/12

Tarrant County College – Southeast Campus

Arlington, TX 76018

l English/ESL Instructor/ Continuing Education 01/09-01/11


Eastfield College Pleasant Grove Campus, Dallas, TX 75217

l Teaching Assistant: Exploration of the Arts/East Asia - Individual and Society 06/08-6/10


Richardson, TX 75083-0688

Other Qualifications & Skills

Languages: English, Spanish, Basic Mandarin Musical Instruments: Percussion/Drum set (20 Years)

Martial Artist of 30 Years: 4th Degree Black-Belt in Kung Fu; Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


Gonzalez, R.F. Love is a Cheerleader Running. Wings ePress, Inc., 2019. (Fiction: Contemporary Literature)

Gonzalez, R.F. Chinese Gong Fu: Toward a Body-Centered Understanding. McFarland & Company, Inc., 2019. (Peer-Reviewed Non-Fiction: Cognitive science, psychology, anthropology, and philosophy of martial arts)

Gonzalez, R.F. “Meaty Machismo.” The Piker Press, Sept. 2019. (Fiction: Short Story)

Gonzalez, R.F. “Flip-Flop.” The Acentos Review, May 2020. (Fiction: Short Story)

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