Octavio Quintanilla, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
English, Drama, & Mass Communications
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Background

  • Ph.D.   University of North Texas, 2010

  • M.A.   University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX, English, 2003

  • B.A.   University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX, English (History / Philosophy), 1998

Professional Certifications

  • Secondary Teaching Certificate, LIFE, 1998 (LIFE), TX.

Intellectual Contributions

Articles in Refereed Journals

Quintanilla, Octavio. (2014). Book review:Natural Take Over of Small Things. Southwestern American Literature.


Quintanilla, Octavio. (2014) If I Go Missing. "If I Go Missing", "If I Go Missing", Slough Press.

Creative Activities

Local, (2014) Reading, "A&M University-Corpus Christi", .