Title: Professor Emeritus of English, The University of Texas at San Antonio and Professor, Latina/o Studies and English, University of Missouri, Kansas City
A professor emeritus of English at The University of Texas at San Antonio, Cantú is currently a professor of Latina/o studies and English at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. In 2012, she was inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters, and she was honored with the Nebrija Creative Writing Fellowship from the Instituto Franklin at the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares in Spain. Cantú is also on the board of the American Folklore Society. Cantú edits the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo: Borderlands Culture and Traditions book series for Texas A&M University Press.