Carnegie Mellon University

Jimmy Lizama

Jimmy Lizama

Ph.D. Student

Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Area of Study

PhD in Rhetoric

Bio

My research interests include race, rhetoric, and migration; security discourses; and racial rhetorical criticism. Most recently I have focused on how the Trump administration's framing of the gang MS-13 supports nativist ideology and politics. Broadly, then, my latest research centers the ways in which race is created, mobilized, and used as a rhetorical resource by conservatives in the American public sphere.

Education

B.A. in English Language and Literature with Honors from the University of Maryland, College Park

Research

Race, Migration, Security, Racial Rhetorical Criticism