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About Rashaan Meneses

Positions

2017 - Present Member, Seminar Diversity Task Force, Saint Mary's College of California
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2011 - Present Member, Model Implementation Committee, Saint Mary's College of California
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August 2010 - Present Collegiate Seminar Governing Board Member, Saint Mary's College of California
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Present Faculty Member, Saint Mary's College of California Collegiate Seminar
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Present Faculty Member, Saint Mary's College of California English Composition
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Present Faculty Member, Saint Mary's College of California School of Liberal Arts
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2017 Seminar Student Co-Leader Program, Saint Mary's College of California
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2016 Collegiate Seminar Mentor, Saint Mary's College of California
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September 2014 - January 2015 Member, English Learner Faculty Search Committee, Saint Mary's College of California
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March 2014 - June 2014 Member, Support the Student Lifecycle Sub-committee, Saint Mary's College of California
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August 2011 - July 2012 Liberal & Civic Studies Governing Board Member, Saint Mary's College of California
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September 2011 - December 2011 Member, Director Search Committee, Saint Mary's College of California
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Texts & Teaching Facilitator, Saint Mary's College of California
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Honors and Awards

  • Retreat for Writers - Hawthornden Castle in Scotland (June 2013)
  • MacDowell Colony Fellowship - The MacDowell Colony (January 2013)
  • Jacob K. Javits Fellowship - U.S. Department of Education (2005)
  • 2015 Finalist for Reynolds Price Short Fiction International Literary Award, Center for Women Writers, Salem College
  • 2009 Gift of Freedom - A Room of Her Own Foundation
  • Best of the Net Fiction Prize - Sundress Publications (December 2011), Short story "Like Fish to Ginger" published and nominated by UC Riverside's Coachella Review
  • 2018 Author Fellowship, Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing
  • Ancinas Scholarship for Fiction Program at 47th Annual Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, 2017.
  • The Retreat for Writers, Hawthornden Castle, Scotland, UK, 2013.
  • Artist Residency at MacDowell Colony, 2013.
  • Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz Scholarship for Excellence in Fiction - Saint Mary's College of California, 2005.

Courses

  • JCL 190: Senior Thesis and Portfolio
  • JCL 140: Justice and Leadership in a Global Community
  • JCL 130: Environmental Responsibility in a Global Community
  • JCL 125: Text-Based Discussions in a Middle School Classroom
  • LCS 124: Senior Assessment and Portfolio
  • LCS 124: Democracy & Active Citizenship
  • LCS 123: Modern Global Issues
  • LCS 122: Environmental Responsibility
  • LCS 121: Culture & Civic Responsibility
  • FYAC/Edu 70
  • Seminar 146: The Common Good Seminar: Questions of Citizenship
  • Seminar 103: Western Traditions II
  • Seminar 2: Western Traditions I
  • Seminar 1: Critical Strategies and Great Questions
  • Collegiate Seminar: 19th & 20th Century Thought
  • Collegiate Seminar: Roman, Early Christian, Medieval Thought
  • Collegiate Seminar: Renaissance Thought
  • Collegiate Seminar: Greek Thought
  • English 5
  • English 4
  • English 3
  • Introduction to College Composition for High Potential/SAILS Program

Education

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2006 MFA Fiction, Creative Writing, Saint Mary's College of California
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1998 B.A. English, Creative Writing Specialization, University of California, Los Angeles
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Honors, Awards, & Grants (8)

Presentations (11)

Publications (11)