Artist illustration by J. Gonzo

Christopher González was born and raised on the flatlands of the Llano Estacado, straddling the border of Texas and New Mexico. He received his PhD in English from Ohio State University and is the author, co-author and editor of many books, including the International Latino Book Award-winning Reel Latinxs: Representation in U.S. Film & TV.  He is a professor and holds the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Endowed Chair in the Department of English at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.