M.A. Student and Teaching Assistant
Building & Room:
601 S Morgan Street
Alexander "Alex" Paredes-Ruíz was born to Venezuelan and Peruvian parents from Miami, Florida. He holds degrees in Theatre Arts Management and History from Ithaca College where he developed an honors project on the American Dream in relation to Latin American immigrants living in Miami. His research interests include arts and cultural studies, 20th/21st century dramatic literature, and comparative race/ethnicity studies with a focus on Latinx Studies. Additionally, Alex works in the theatre industry as a marketing and communications professional at First Floor Theater in Chicago and recently completed a Marketing & Communications Apprenticeship at Studio Theatre in Washington, DC. Outside of school, Alex enjoys watching horror movies, cooking pasta, and spending his days at museums.