Humanities Vita Sample LINDA J. ORTEGA 123 Falling River Road Anywhere, Maine  xxxxx (555) 121-2121 Education Ph.D. in English   University of Nebraska-Lincoln 20xx Dissertation:  “Short and Sweet: Scenes of Mexico in Wallace Stegner’s Angle  of Repose” Director: Luisa Franza M.A. in English   University of Missouri 19xx Thesis:   “Where Women Are Not: The Novels of Joshua Barnum” B.A. in History University of Northern Iowa 19xx Minors:  English, Ethnic Studies Honors and Fellowships University Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln John T. Doe Writing Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Fellowship, University of Missouri AAUW Scholarship, University of Northern Iowa Undergraduate Latina Scholarship, University of Northern Iowa Academic Experience Teaching Assistant 19xx-20xx University of Nebraska-Lincoln Taught sections in beginning and intermediate composition emphasizing writing process.  Developed lessons, chose texts, and graded all papers.  Conducted individual student conferences. Research Assistant 19xx-19xx University of Missouri Conducted research for Professor Jane Smith regarding short stories written by Cedric Harcourt.  Transcribed letters from archives and handled correspondence with other archive facilities. Publications Through the Glass Darkly: Chicana Self-Reflection.”  Intrascope, (forthcoming, Spring, 20xx). Migrant Workers and Itinerant Scholars: When Two Worlds Collide.” Unmarked Borders (May 19xx): 29-31. Presentations “Which Voice Do We Hear?: Interpreting Bilingual Texts.”  Presented at Midwest Conference of Bilingual Education, Minneapolis, November, 20xx. “Crossing the Border: Fluidity in Tex-Mex Writing.”  Presented at session for the Hispanic National Literacy Council Conference, El Paso, April, 19xx. Research Interests Hispanic Children’s Literature Literature of Immigration 19th Century Mexican Literature Bilingual Texts Service Member, Conciliation Committee, Department of English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 19xx-20xx Member, Grade Appeals Committee, Department of English, University of Missouri, 19xx-19xx Related Experience and Skills Volunteer Tutor, Lincoln Hispanic Center, Lincoln, Nebraska, 19xx-present Volunteer Reader, Services for Students with Disabilities, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 19xx-19xx Native fluency in Spanish Basic reading and speaking skills in Italian Basic reading skills in French