Updated: Dec 10, 2022
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-Present
Graduation Estimate: All But Dissertation (ABD)
50 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
Current Employment English/Composition Instructor 08/2013-Present Dallas College
Visiting Scholar: English Composition 08/2013-06/2015 Brookhaven College 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)
Gonzalez, R.F. “Kung Fu: Mind Over Body.” V’Well18, Autumn 2020, p. 24. (Article)
Gonzalez, R.F. “The Quarantine Action Calendar.” The Blotter Magazine, Feb 2021. (Fiction: Short Story)
Gonzalez, R.F. “The Quarantine Checklist.” Fleas on the Dog Literary Magazine, March 2021. (Fiction: Short Story)
Gonzalez, R.F. “F.I.M.P.” Pandemic Magazine, March 2021. (Fiction: Short Story)
Gonzalez, R.F. “The Three Treasures of Kung Fu.” V’Well18, Winter 2020-2021, p. 29. (Article)
Gonzalez, R.F. “Love in the Time of Novel.” Chiron Review, Winter 2021, Issue 124. (Fiction: Short Story)