Asian Pacific American Studies
Dennis  Recio

Dennis Recio


Father Recio is a member of the Jesuit Community at the University of San Francisco and teaches Asian-American literature and Composition/Rhetoric courses for the Saint Ignatius Institute. Fr Recio is interested in questions around literature and American nativity, postcolonialism, identity politics, and gender/sexuality. He has also worked as a parish priest, hospital chaplain, retreat director, high school teacher, and as a case worker for troubled youth and prostitutes. His course in Asian-American literature features writings by Jessica Hagedorn, Peter Bacho, Gina Apostol, Eric Gamalinda, and various other writers from the Asian diaspora.