Alumni: Antonio Farias

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Antonio Farias has published short fiction in Sudden Fiction LatinoChicken Soup for the Latino SoulLatino BoomUrban Latino Magazine, and Bilingual Review. He has lectured widely on the history of collaboration amongst underrepresented populations in the United States, the unsteady rise of the Latino middle-class, and the emergence of post-ethnic identities and coalitions. He has taught Comparative Ethnic Studies at U.C. Berkeley, Colgate University, and Hunter College.  He holds a Masters in Comparative Ethnic Studies and a Bachelors in Comparative Literature/Creative Writing from the University of California, Berkeley.  He currently serves as the Vice President for Equity & Inclusion at Wesleyan University, where he champions a systems thinking approach to equity in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math and the Arts (STEAM) Outside of work, he spends the bulk of his time helping his 13-year-old daughter imagine a better world (and that vegetables are the new candy) and relentlessly pursuing trout. He is finishing a novel and a collection of short stories and can be reached at antoniofarias.com