Dr. Ramona Liera-Schwichtenberg was the Associate Professor of Women'sStudies. She has a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in Communication Studies, and has taught at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and the University of Georgia. She has published widely in the areas of post modern theory, cultural criticism and media (film/TV). She teaches The American Woman in Popular Culture, Latinas in Culture and Society, Theories of Feminism, and various film topics classes. She is working on a book on fashion and representation. She is active in Communication Studies on the national level and in the Latina community.