Dr. Rick Marlatt

Assistant ProfessorMarlat

Office Phone: (575) 646-1758
Fax: (575) 646-5436

Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

O’Donnell Hall Room 200J
email: rmarlatt@nmsu.edu

Rick Marlatt is Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction in Secondary English Language Arts Education at New Mexico State University. He received graduate degrees from the University of California, Riverside and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is an interdisciplinary scholar studying the intersectionality of literacy, language, and culture. His work bridges the fields of English education, creative writing, literacy, technology, and cultural studies. His recent interests include the promotion of critical digital pedagogy for English teachers, incorporation of poetry writing into secondary teacher education courses, and the implementation of video games to enhance literature study for high school students. His most recent work appears in Anthropology & Education Quarterly, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, and Multicultural Perspectives. In addition to sharing his research in publications and at conferences, he is the author of three poetry collections: November Father from Finishing Line Press; Desired Altitude, winner of the Standing Rock Cultural Arts Poetry Award, and How We Fall Apart, winner of the Seven Circle Press Poetry Award. He regularly publishes works of literary criticism and has also earned film credits for screenwriting and art direction. He lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.F.A. University of California, Riverside
M.A. University of Nebraska at Kearney
B.A. University of Nebraska at Kearney

Scholarly Areas of Interest

  1. English Language Arts & Literacy Education
  2. Digital Literacies
  3. Interdisciplinary Writing

CV (Updated 12/1/18)