1) With Cody A. Jackson. “We Are Here to Crip that Shit: Embodying Accountability Beyond the ‘Word.’” College Composition and Communication, vol. 72, no. 1, 2020. Symposium: Enacting a Culture of Access in Composition Studies, R. Osorio and A. Hubrig, eds. Scheduled date of publication: September 2020.

2) Cedillo, Christina V. “Disabled and Undocumented: In/visibility at the Borders of Presence, Disclosure, and Nation.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly, vol. 50, no. 3, 2020, pp. 203-211. Special Issue: Disability, In/Visibility, and Resistance, K. Kennedy and J. Johnson, eds.,

3) Cedillo, Christina V., and Phil Bratta. “Relating Our Experiences: The Practice of Positionality Stories in Student-Centered Pedagogy.” College Composition and Communication, vol. 71, no. 2, 2019, pp. 215-240,

4) Cedillo, Christina V. “What Does It Mean to Move?: Race, Disability, and Critical Embodiment Pedagogy.” Composition Forum, vol. 39, 2018,

5) Cedillo, Christina V. “Diversity, Technology, and Composition: Honoring Students’ Multimodal Home Places.” Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society, vol. 6, no. 2, 2017,

6) Cedillo, Christina V. “Habitual Gender: Rhetorical Androgyny in Franciscan Texts.” Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, vol. 31, no. 1, 2015, pp. 65-81. Second place Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza New Scholar Award for 2014,

7) Cedillo, Christina V. “Provocation: Torture as an Embodied Rhetoric.” Argumentation and Advocacy: The Journal of the American Forensic Association, vol. 50, no. 4, 2014, pp. 269-272,

Book Chapters

1) Cedillo, Christina V. “On Empathy, Anthropocentrism, and Rhetorical Tropes: An Analysis of Online ‘Save the Bees!’ Campaign Images.” Screening the Non/human: Animal Representations in Visual Media, edited by Amber E. George and J. L. Schatz, Lexington, 2016, pp. 185-199.


1) With Sophia Maier, Jo Hsu, and Melanie Yergeau. “Get the Frac In: A (Trans)(crip)t Many-festo.” Peitho, special issue on Transgender Rhetorics, edited by GPat Patterson and K.J. Rawson, 2020.

2) Cedillo, Christina V. “The Perils of the Public Professoriate: On Surveillance, Academic Freedom, and Identity-Avoidant Frameworks.” Privacy Matters: Conversations about Surveillance Within and Beyond the Classroom, E. Beck and L. Hutchinson, eds., Utah State University Press, 2020.

3) Cedillo, Christina V. “Unruly Borders, Bodies, and Blood: Mexican “Mongrels” and the Eugenics of Empire.” Special Issue of Journal for the History of Rhetoric: Americas, C. Olson, ed. Scheduled date of publication: Spring 2021.

4) Cedillo, Christina V. “Belonging while Brown: On the Bodily-Spatial Effects of Educational Adaptation.” Nuestra América: Latinx Perspectives on Writing, Rhetorics, and Literacies, I. Ruiz and R. Sanchez, eds., NCTE.

Under Review

1) Cedillo, Christina V. “Blood in the Borderlands: Bodily-Spatial Rhetorics of Peripheralization and Resistance.” Under review at constellations: a cultural rhetorics publishing space.

In Progress

1) Cedillo, Christina V. “#cripthevote: Disability Activism, Social Media, and the Campaign for Communal Visibility.” Communities in Action: Expanding Academia for Social Change, I. Baca, Y. Hinojosa, and J. Villa, eds.

2) Cedillo, Christina V. “Nosotros no somos mitos del pasado ni del presente’: Ethos and/as Exigence in Latin American Indigenous Women’s Rhetorics.” Widening the View: Essays on Feminist Historiography, Ephemera Evidence, and Rhetorical Education, G. Johnson and J. Burgess, eds.

3) Cedillo, Christina V. “Smoke and Mirrors: Re-creating Material Relation(ship)s through Mexica Story.” Decolonial Conversations in Posthuman & New Material Rhetorics, D. M. Grant and J. Clary-Lemon, eds.

4) With Bernice Olivas, Janelle Jennings-Alexander, et al. “The CCCC Committee for Change.” Network Theories, Social Justice, and Supersystems in Writing Program Administration, G. Carter, A. Matzke, and B. Vidrine-Isbell, eds.

5) Cedillo, Christina V. “A Faustian Bargain: Embodied Rhetorics, Multiple Marginalization, and Academic Identity.” Working-Class Rhetorics: A Reader, J. Beech and M. Guy, eds.

6) Cedillo, Christina V. “Re-mattering Rhetoric: Decolonial Approaches to Academic Online Publishing.” Decolonial Possibilities: Practices in the Discipline of Rhetoric and Writing, A. Riley-Mukavetz, R. Crane Bizzaro, and L. King, eds.

7) Cedillo, Christina V. Embodying the Struggle: The Multimodal Rhetorics of Women of Color Activists. Drawing on critical race studies, women of color feminisms, and multimodal rhetorics, this monograph examines how Black, Latinx, and Indigenous women activists of the 20th and 21st centuries have engaged multimodal rhetorics to secure public platforms and promote social justice. (manuscript in progress)



Book Chapters

1) Cedillo, Christina V. “Horror under the Radar: Memory, Revelation, and the Ghosts of Below.” Horrors of War: The Living, the Undead, and the Battlefield, edited by Cynthia J. Miller and A. Bowdoin Van Riper, Rowman & Littlefield, 2015, pp. 187-200.

2) Cedillo, Christina V. “Vampires and Vermin: The Ambivalence of Historical and Generic Revision of the West(ern) in Darkwatch [video game].” Undead in the West II: They Just Keep Coming, edited by Cynthia J. Miller and A. Bowdoin Van Riper, Scarecrow, 2013, pp. 106-123.


1) Cedillo, Christina V. Review of CCCC 2016 Session D.16: “Bridging Cultures, Languages, and Lands: An Illustration of Latina/o and Chicanx Rhetorical Practices.” PraxisWiki, Kairos, vol. 21, no. 2, 2017,

2) Cedillo, Christina V. Review of CCCC 2015 multiple sessions: “Making Room for Real-world Embodied Work: Hearing from and Talking to Speakers from Multiple Sessions.” PraxisWiki, Kairos, vol. 20, no .2, 2016,

Encyclopedia Entries

1) Cedillo, Christina V., and Iris Ruiz. “Aztlán: A Chicana/o Homeland.” The Chicana and Chicano Movement: From Aztlán to Zapatistas. Ed. Adelaida R. Del Castillo and Norma Iglesias Prieto. Greenwood, 2019.


1) Cedillo, Christina V., Victor Del Hierro, Candace Epps-Robertson, Lisa Michelle King, Jessie Male, Staci Perryman-Clark, Andrea Riley-Mukavetz, and Amy Vidali. “Listening to Stories: Practicing Cultural Rhetorics Pedagogy.” Pedagogy blog, constellations: A Cultural Rhetorics Publishing Space 1, 2018,

2) Cedillo, Christina V., and Kimberli S. Covert. “On the Critical Importance of Ethnic Studies.” Literacy and NCTE, 2016,


Position Statements

1) Cedillo, Christina V., Alexandra Hidalgo, and Iris Ruiz. National Council of Teachers of English Position Statement in Support of Ethnic Studies Initiatives in K-12 Curricula. NCTE Approved October 2015,